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Pencil Drawing - St George Series - Two Studies of Female Attendants for 'The Princess led to the Dragon'

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P75
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1865 - 1866

Maker Information

Artist:Sir Edward Burne-Jones - View biography for Sir Edward Burne-Jones


A study for the fourth painting in the series of seven canvases illustrating 'The Story of St George' for the dining room of the artist Myles Birket Foster, at Witley, Surrey.

The study on the left is for the attendant immediately following the Princess, and has the same pose as the first attendant, but with differences of drapery and the head turned more to the right. The original oil painting of 1866-67 is now in the Collection of Lord Lloyd Webber.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:St George
Medium:Pencil and red chalk on cream-toned paper.

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Height:282 mm
Width:200 mm