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Pencil and Chalk Drawing - St George Series - Study of the Priest for 'The Princess draws the fatal Lot'

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P487
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1865 - 1866

Maker Information

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

Notes

A sketch for the third 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. This scene refers to the Princess drawing the fatal lot labelled 'Moritura' (She who shall die).

An 1865 finished drawing is in the collection of the British Museum, and the 1866 oil painting is in the collection of Hanover College, Indiana.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Witley Surrey St George
Medium:Pencil and brown chalk on cream-toned paper.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:333 mm
Width:163 mm