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Study of Athena for 'The Arming of Perseus' (Perseus Series): 2012

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study of Athena for 'The Arming of Perseus' (Perseus Series)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

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Notes

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: 267 mm
Width: 176 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1876 - 1877

Note

A nude study of Athena giving Perseus the magic weapons with which to slay Medusa. Also a study for Athena's left hand.

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

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2012
Primary reference Number: 26347
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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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