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Study for 'The Days of Creation': 2002.4

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Study for 'The Days of Creation'
Study of a hand and a draped torso for an angel in 'The Days of Creation'


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward




History note: Christie's Sale 5th June, 1919, bt. Ricketts and Shannon

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 198 mm
Width: 205 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Production date: AD 1872


For notes on the origin of this design, see catalogue entry 2013.

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of cartridge paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on white cartridge paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EBJ
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1872
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Studies for the Days of Creation
  • Location: Lower left

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2002.4
Primary reference Number: 26220
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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