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Pencil Drawing, Page from Sketchbook - Sketchbook - Female Costume and Headdress Decoration

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1952P6.34
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1887 - 1890

Maker Information

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


The study on the right is copied from Viollet's 'Dictionnaire Raisonne', volume 4, page 20, figure 6, which is an illustration of a 12th-13th century crown from Aragon based on an Egyptian design. The centre study of the woman's chin, neck and chest is also taken from Viollet, volume 4, page 71, figure 1, an 11th-12th century 'lacet' or cloak fastening.

Presented by Mrs Angela Thirkell, 1952.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on paper.

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Height:273 mm
Width:222 mm