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Sketch of two galloping horsemen: 1070(5).f.12

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Sketch of two galloping horsemen
Sketches of Christ holding his cross and Christ enthroned; below, copy of 'St Frances receiving the Stigmata' from the School of Guido de Siena at the Pinacoteca di Belli Arte; to right, a division of a predella


Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

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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


Production date: AD/CE 1873

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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: from a battle of Jepthath on the / floor of the Duomo
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: In the Belli Arte at Sienna
  • Location: Verso, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: divisions of a predella /all gold except the / part shaded /which is a / purple red / ground, and / flowers painted / naturally as in / illuminated / books. / The circles are / raised work / in gold.
  • Location: Verso, to right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1070(5).f.12
Primary reference Number: 82265
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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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