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Watercolour drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 - 1881 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burges, William A.R.A., born 1827 - died 1881 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen, and watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf E, box 8

Physical description

Pencil, pen, and watercolour drawing of a figure in medieval dress. They wear a red hat with a gold crown, an elaborate dress with fur and gold trimmings. A gold wand is in their right hand and a golden orb with a cross in their left. A golden fleur-de-lis is depicted in the background. Red, green, and yellow floral motif fills the bottom of the drawing.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1855 - 1881 (made)


Burges, William A.R.A., born 1827 - died 1881 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen, and watercolour on paper


Width: 19 cm, Length: 26 cm

Descriptive line

William Burges. Design for a medieval figure from a painted decoration. 1 of 7. English, ca. 1855 - 1881.


Pencil; Black pen; Watercolour; Paper



Subjects depicted

Fleur-de-lis; Figure


Designs; Drawings; Clothing


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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