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Lot 10: Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones British, 1833-1898 Study For Part of the Arras Tapestries of the Quest for the San Graal (...
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000
Description: Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones British, 1833-1898 Study For Part of the Arras Tapestries of the Quest for the San Graal (the Verdure with Deer and Shields), circa 1891 Inscribed indistinctly (lc) Watercolor with traces of pencil heightened with white on brown paper 11 13/16 x 4 3/4 inches (30 x 12 cm) Provenance: J.S. Maas & Co., Ltd., London The Arras Tapestries were commissioned by William Knox D'Arcy for his dining room at his house Stanmore Hall, in Middlesex, UK. Using designs by Burne-Jones, Morris & Co. wove the tapestries with John Henry Dearle contributing the designs for the floral foregrounds and backgrounds. We are grateful to Dr. Elisa Korb of Misericordia University for confirming the attribution to Burne-Jones, based on photographs, and for her assistance in cataloguing this lot. C
Condition Report: Taped to mat along left verso edge. Glue residue along verso edges. Wear along edges. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.View additional info and full condition report »
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