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Two preliminary studies for The Squire's Tale: arrival of the knight on the steed of brass: 1079/36

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Titles

Two preliminary studies for The Squire's Tale: arrival of the knight on the steed of brass
Kelmscott Chaucer

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Description

The studies are within drawn rectangular graphite borders. Both studies differ from final design. Upper study, central group of figures are positioned further to right, nearly behind horse. Lower study shows figures in positions similar to final design but with horse and rider absent.

Note

For Kelmscott Chaucer, p. 153.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper Height 321 mm Width 198 mm
Lower Study: Height 130 mm Width 173 mm
Upper Study: Height 130 mm Width 173 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite within two drawn rectangular graphite borders, on laid paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1079/36
Primary reference Number: 83044
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 30 October 2012 Updated: Tuesday 30 October 2012 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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