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Pencil Drawing - St George Series - Drapery Study of Kneeling Figure for 'The Petition to the King'

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P489
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 study for the second 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 is a study for the third figure from the right of the completed oil painting but here appearing much younger in countenance. The 1866 oil painting is now 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 on cream-toned paper.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:245 mm
Width:238 mm