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Drawing, Unused Chapter Heading, Le Morte D'Arthur (The Death of Arthur), 1892–94

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley. It is dated 1892–94 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and black wash over graphite on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

12.5 × 9 cm (4 15/16 × 3 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: [24 or 29 b and c

Cite this object as

Drawing, Unused Chapter Heading, Le Morte D'Arthur (The Death of Arthur), 1892–94; Designed by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (English, 1872–1898); England; pen and black ink, brush and black wash over graphite on cream wove paper; 12.5 × 9 cm (4 15/16 × 3 9/16 in.); Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf; 1957-125-2

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