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Two preliminary studies for The House of Fame, by Burne-Jones

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An image of Two preliminary studies for The House of Fame: names of the famous inscribed in the ice; below, overlooking the battlement, and Fame's House. Burne-Jones, Edward (British, 1833-1898). Graphite, studies with individual graphite borders, on laid paper, height, support, 323, mm, width, support, 202 mm, height, upper study, 118 mm, width, upper study, 161 mm, height, lower study, 116 mm, width, lower study, 153 mm. Production Note: For Kelmscott Chaucer, upper study for p. 459, lower study unused in final design.

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Two preliminary studies for The House of Fame: names of the famous inscribed in the ice; below, overlooking the battlement, and Fame's House. Burne-Jones, Edward (British, 1833-1898). Graphite, studies with individual graphite borders, on laid paper, height, support, 323, mm, width, support, 202 mm, height, upper study, 118 mm, width, upper study, 161 mm, height, lower study, 116 mm, width, lower study, 153 mm. Production Note: For Kelmscott Chaucer, upper study for p. 459, lower study unused in final design.

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  • Accession Number: 1079/117*
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 646 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 469.95kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1

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19th Century battlements British Burne-Jones Chaucer drawing Edward Burne-Jones Fitz_PDP graphite ice icy Kelmscott Chaucer names Pre-Raphaelite Sir Edward Burne-Jones

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