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Above, preliminary sketch of Venus and Cupid, Venus visible through 'globe', figure of Emily to right; below, study of a daiis with Venus and Cupid: 1079/4

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Titles

Above, preliminary sketch of Venus and Cupid, Venus visible through 'globe', figure of Emily to right; below, study of a daiis with Venus and Cupid
Kelmscott Chaucer

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Description

Two preliminary graphite studies, the uppermost contained within a drawn graphite rectangle.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1922) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Note

For p. 22 of the 'Kelmscott Chaucer'.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper Height 326 mm Width 209 mm
Upper Sketch: Height 120 mm Width 160 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite, the upper sketch within drawn graphite rectangle, on laid paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1079/4
Primary reference Number: 82981
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/82981 Accessed: 2022-01-21 04:12:42

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