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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Burges, William A.R.A., born 1827 - died 1881
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 - 1881 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on tracin paper

  • Museum number:

    D.598-1897

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf E, box 3

Physical description

Pencil drawing on tracing paper of a female angel with large wings. She is depicted wearing long robes and wearing a crown . Her right hand is raised in the motion of blessing. A woman is drawn in the upper left corner holding a nude male figure. Men and grotesque creatures resembling monsters and dragons are drawn at the bottom with a sword.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1850 - 1881 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on tracin paper

Dimensions

Width: 32 cm, Length: 46.7 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing, Pencil, William Burges, English, ca. 1850 - 1881.

Materials

Pencil; Tracing Paper

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Angel; Male figure; Sword; Grotesque

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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