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Pencil Drawing - St George Series - Study of Sleeve Drapery for 'The Return of St George and the Princess'

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P94
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 final 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.

One of thirteen studies for this subject in Birmingham's collection. The sleeve drapery in the final version differs considerably from these studies.

The final painting is now in the collection of Bristol City Art Gallery.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

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

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Height:267 mm
Width:221 mm