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Creator:
Edward Burne-Jones, 1833–1898, British
Title:

Preparatory Design for a Stained Glass Window, Virgil and Horace

Former Title(s):

Preparatory Design for a Stained Glass Window : Virgil and Horace (Virgilius and Horative)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 5/8 x 22 5/8 inches (57.5 x 57.5 cm) and Frame: 29 1/2 x 28 x 2 inches (74.9 x 71.1 x 5.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center left: "Blue"; in brown ink, lower left: "V.I.RGILIVS"; lower right: "HORATIVS"; in graphite, lower right: "or | Blue"; on back, upper center: "Virgil and Horace | S.P. 164"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Alan F. Hockstader
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1983.29
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | clouds | columns | drapery | drapes | historical subject | Ionic | men | robes | stained glass | togas | windows
Associated People:
Publius Vergilius Maro (70 BC–19 BC), classical Roman poet
Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 BC – 27 BC), Roman lyric poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7413
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