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Ascension of Christ (Acts I, 1–9): Study for stained-glass window

Artist:
Sir Edward Burne-Jones (British, Birmingham 1833–1898 Fulham )
Date:
ca. 1875–84
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache, gold paint, and graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (33.3 x 15.5 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Accession Number:
1975.131.199
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in graphite at upper right on recto of original mount: "It was originally for window. He square [sic] separated the cartoon of Damned in wings and [indecipherable] as above shown. -- MW"
Inscription in graphite at upper right on verso of original mount: "Angel on a book or book box for [indecipherable]"
Inscription in graphite at lower left on verso of original mount: "Brown [indecipherable]"
Inscricption in graphite on old mount [now in folder]: "Collections: Mrs. Margaret MacKail/ Mrs. Angela Thirkell (granddaughter of Burne-Jones)"
Margaret Mackail (British, London 1866–1953); Angela Thirkell (British, 1890–1961); Donor: Harry G. Sperling (1906–1971)
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