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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

Troy Triptych - Study of Two Putti
 

Troy Triptych - Study of Two Putti, 1870 - 1872

Medium:
Sepia wash and white bodycolour over pencil on brown paper.
Dimensions:
406mm x 610mm
Provenance:
Presented by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, J W Mackail and J R Holliday, 1922.

Accession Number:

1922P184

Description:

Study of two children at the base of a column in central panel of 'The Troy Triptych'.

 

Bibliography:

Elisa Korb with John Christian and Tessa Sidey.Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Dan Giles, Ltd., London: 2007. p. 94, B1114.

Research Information:

This is one of three sepia studies for the bronzed children at the base of the columns in 'The Troy Triptych', a complex architectural project that drew together various scenes relating to the Story of Troy. The unfinished oil on canvas is also in the Birmingham Collection.