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Sketch of a large group of figures, in a woodland setting spaced around a large fountain with a figure on top of a column in the centre: 1085.f.15

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Titles

Sketch of a large group of figures, in a woodland setting spaced around a large fountain with a figure on top of a column in the centre
Upper left and upper left of centre, two sketches of female figure holding a book, her head is turned over her right shoulder, above which an eagle with spread wings hovers, within drawn rectangle; upper right of centre, sketch of a figure holding a ball in right hand and a closed book under left arm; upper right, sketch of the ball in the croock of the right hand and arm; lower left, sketch for The Garden of Pan, within drawn rectangle; lower right, more detailed sketch of the figure holding the book and ball

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

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Legal notes

From the artist's children, Sir Philip Burne-Jones and Mrs Mackail.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1923-04) by Burne-Jones, Sir Philip

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1872

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Size Height 255 mm Width 362 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: not Burne-Jones' hand

  • Text: Fountain of Youth
  • Location: Recto, lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1085.f.15
Primary reference Number: 82326
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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