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Legend of Good Women: Dido, Queen of Carthage, before the pyre with sword in hand: 1050.59

Object information

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Titles

Legend of Good Women: Dido, Queen of Carthage, before the pyre with sword in hand
Kelmscott Chaucer

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Sold by the Executors of the Burne-Jones estate, Sotheby's, July 8th, 1919, lot 23; bought Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin, MP

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Baldwin, Stanley

Note

For page 426 of the Kelmscott Chaucer.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Height 154 mm Width 195 mm
Drawn Area Height 130 mm Width 173 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite within drawn graphite border on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LEGEND O
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: C
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 1050-59
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1050.59
Primary reference Number: 82191
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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