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Pencil Drawing, Page from Sketchbook - Sketchbook - Study for 'Stella Matutina ' (with foot on opposite page)

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1952P4.14
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1875 - 1879

Maker Information

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


This is a preparatory study for 'The Morning Star' or 'Stella Matina'. The finished version was executed in 1879, in black and blue chalk, and is now in the possession of Torre Abbey, Torquay. It was a design for stained glass commissioned by Angus Holden for his house in Yorkshire.

Presented by Mrs Angela Thirkell, 1952.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Stella Matutina
Medium:Pencil on paper.

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Height:263 mm
Width:177 mm