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Pencil Drawing - St George Series - Sketches of King for 'The Petition to the King'

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P508
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 series of seketches 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.

The composition in all three sketches is different. They do not resemble to the scene finally adopted for the 1866 oil painting now in the collection of Hanover College, Indiana.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on cream paper.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:89 mm
Width:246 mm