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Title(s):

Parliament of Fowls: Cupid at his forge, attended by his daughter Kelmscott Chaucer

Maker:

Burne-Jones, Edward; draughtsman; British artist, 1833-1898

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

British

Production
Note:

For page 316 of the Kelmscott Chaucer.

Technique:

drawing (image-making)

Material(s):

graphite; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

graphite within drawn graphite border on paper

Dimension(s):

height, drawn area, 130, mm
width, drawn area, 172, mm
height, support, 153, mm
width, support, 196, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1921; Baldwin, Stanley

Provenance:

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

Notes:

See also: 1 sheet of preliminary sketches (1079.85 F.O.F.) and 1 trial proof (1079i F.O.F.). 1079.85: graphite on paper, 323 x 201 mm (irregular). 2 studies on one sheet.

Inscription(s):

; verso; graphite; E
; verso; graphite; 1050-48

Exhibition(s):

Edward Burne-Jones. Victorian Artist-Dreamer. 1998-06-04 - 1998-09-06
Venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Notes: Page 311.

Documentation:

Robinson, Duncan. 1975. A Companion Volume to the Kelmscott Chaucer.London?: Basilisk Press
Reproduced, plate 48.

Related Object(s):

1079/85; Two preliminary studies for The Parliament of Fowls: Cupid at his forge, attended by his daughter
1079/87; Preliminary studies for The Parliament of Fowls: above, Venus; below, a wide arched doorway; lower right, studies for the bellows mechanism of Cupid's Forge

Accession:

Object Number: 1050.48
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 82159; input: 2002-12-20; modified: 2003-11-19)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/82159





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