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

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P490
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 figure that is third from the right of the finished oil but here his back appears much more upright in position and the drapery is also arranged differently. 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
Medium:Pencil on cream-toned paper.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:281 mm
Width:218 mm