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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

Female - Nude (Three Studies)
 

Female - Nude (Three Studies), 1865 - 1866

Medium:
Black and white chalk on brown paper with additional strips of paper along the side edges.
Dimensions:
510mm x 331mm
Provenance:
Presented by Subscribers, 1903.

Accession Number:

1904P9

Description:

The piece of paper on left and right sides of this drawing are enlarged with two additional strips of paper.

 

Exhibition History

2007-2008, Hidden Burne-Jones Works on paper from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 106.
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. 72, B358

Research Information:

This may be a study for a figure of Venus. Burne-Jones painted a number of pictures of Venus subjects, many of which were derived from the Cupid and Psyche Illustrations for 'The Earthly Paradise'.