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Copy of a detail from the 'Relief of Bethulia by Judith'; lower half of page, study of two babies in far left foreground from the 'Massacre of the Innocents' in the Duomo, Sienna: 1070(5).f.7

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Copy of a detail from the 'Relief of Bethulia by Judith'; lower half of page, study of two babies in far left foreground from the 'Massacre of the Innocents' in the Duomo, Sienna
Sketch of a nude male reclining on a rectangular slab, in a pose similar to that of a pedamental figure of a river god (?)

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Description

Recto, the figures found in the upper centre of the original are those of Judith and her maid who carries the head of Holofernes in the basket on her head.

Legal notes

From the artist's children, Sir Philip Burne-Jones, Bart., and Mrs Mackail.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1922-07) by Burne-Jones, Sir Philip

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1873

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Sheet Size: Height 179 mm Width 254 mm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: on the / floor of the chuch
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 13
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: In one of the streets of Siena
  • Location: Verso, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Kings enthroned in / 5 panels
  • Location: Verso, upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1070(5).f.7
Primary reference Number: 82259
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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