Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt
Study of a Seated Male Nude for ‘The Liberation of St Peter’ in the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Lyndhurst, Hampshire c.1863

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Title
Study of a Seated Male Nude for ‘The Liberation of St Peter’ in the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Lyndhurst, Hampshire
Date c.1863
Medium Graphite and chalk on paper
Dimensions Support: 168 x 127 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by J.R. Holliday 1927
Reference
A00090
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These studies relate to the group of sleeping soldiers included in the lower half of a stained glass window design depicting 'The Liberation of St Peter'. The window is one of four that Burne-Jones was commissioned to make in April 1863 for the Church of St Michael and All Angels at Lyndhurst in Hampshire.

June 1993

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