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Sketchbook - Sketchbook of Byzantine and Romanesque Decoration

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1952P6
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1887 - 1894

Maker Information

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


Some designs were used in 'Last Sleep of Arthur in Avalon' (1881-98; Museo del Arte, Ponce, Puerto Rico) and for the mosaic murals for St. Paul's Within-the-Walls, Rome (1886-90), showing heavy use of the Byzantine and Romanesque style.

Presented by Mrs Angela Thirkell, 1952.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Byzantine Romanesque
Medium:Pencil with some watercolour and coloured pencils in bound Robertson & Co. sketchbook; 109 numbered pages.

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Height:279 mm
Width:227 mm
Depth:15 mm