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Study for one of the Princess' sleeping attendants in 'The Garden Court' scene of the Briar Rose Series: 2008.1

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Titles

Study for one of the Princess' sleeping attendants in 'The Garden Court' scene of the Briar Rose Series

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 170 mm
Width: 130 mm

Relative size of this object

13 m17 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1870

Note

Study for 'The Garden Court' episode in the Briar Rose series. Not used in 1873 version of the story, which has only three episodes, 'The Prince Enters the Wood', 'The King and his Court' and 'Sleeping Beauty', (now at Ponce Art Museum, Puerto Rico), but appears in the 1890 version at Buscot Park.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

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: E. B-J.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Signature
  • Text: 1870
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Date
  • Text: BRIAR / ROSE
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2008.1
Primary reference Number: 26315
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Monday 29 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://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/26315 Accessed: 2021-11-29 00:21:30

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