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Above, preliminary sketch for the Knight's Tale: Emily and the statue of Diana (unused); below, preliminary sketch for the Knight's Tale: Emily and the statue of Diana: 1079/5

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Above, preliminary sketch for the Knight's Tale: Emily and the statue of Diana (unused); below, preliminary sketch for the Knight's Tale: Emily and the statue of Diana
Kelmscott Chaucer

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Description

Two preliminary sketches within irregular, drawn graphite rectangles.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1922) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Note

Lower sketch modified for p. 23 of the 'Kelmscott Chaucer'.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 322 mm Width 204 mm
Lower Sketch Height 124 mm Width 151 mm
Upper Sketch Height 131 mm Width 173 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on laid paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1079/5
Primary reference Number: 82844
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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