Related Objects
Current Location:
Cabinet G -> Drawer 09 (G)
Location Notes:
PDC; Cabinet G; Drawer 09

William Cheyne

Artwork
Identifier:
2019.58.15
Credit:
Gift of Jane and Wally Ewing
Medium:
Heelball and Paper
Date:
1970 – 1980
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 61" Width: 30"
Description:
Crayon and heelball; Black paper with gold wax. Pointed helmet with chain mail around his neck. Lion at his feet. Pointed scaled feet. Dot pattern on his thighs.
Historical Context:
Wax rubbing of the funerary brass of Sir William Cheyne Esquire (D. 1375). Original brass is located at St Mary’s Church in Beauchamp Buckinghamshire, England. His legs are covered in brigandine- small steel plates that are laced together and riveted creating a unique pattern in the brass.