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Pencil Drawing - Study for Stained Glass Design - The Garland Weavers - Hand Studies

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P553
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1866 - 1867

Maker Information

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


One of eleven studies in Birmingham's collection for a series of six stained glass panels called 'The Garland Weavers', installed in the Green Dining Room at 1 Palace Green (now in the Victoria and Albert Museum). The figures were set into three windows, with two panels in each, forming part of a larger scheme for which Philip Webb was responsible.

The two studies of a right hand and a left hand at the top of the sheet were used in the finished watercolour 'The Garland Weavers' of 1866-67 (London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham Public Libraries, Cecil French Bequest, on loan to Leighton House, Kensington).

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Palace Green
Medium:Pencil on Whatman paper.

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Height:381 mm
Width:281 mm