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Study of Athena in disguise: 1991A.f.10

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Study of Athena in disguise


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward




History note: Sold (lot 98) Sotheby's (?) (from Sir Philip Burne-Jones collection after his death 21 June 1926?); Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

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


For the background figure of Athena for the 'Call of Perseus'.

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Support composed of paper
Leaf Height 267 mm Width 175 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 53
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: E.B-J /-
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: Athena disguised / Perseus -
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1991A.f.10
Primary reference Number: 82365
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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