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"The Skeleton in Armour", illustration for a ballad by Longfellow: 1427

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Object information

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Titles

"The Skeleton in Armour", illustration for a ballad by Longfellow

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

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Notes

History note: Mrs. Thomas Ayres; Sir Sydney Cockerell; Fairfax Murray, who sold it to J.R. Holliday

Measurements and weight

Height: 171 mm
Width: 143 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.

Dating

Circa 1857 - 1858

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black ink
Black wash
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( pale buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite, pen and black ink and wash on pale buff paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: DGR
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: (illegible)
  • Location: Above waves and ship
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: (information relating to the drawing)
  • Location: Now in artist's folder

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1427
Primary reference Number: 13364
Surtees: 103
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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