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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

St Theophilus and the Angel - Study of the Angel
 

St Theophilus and the Angel - Study of the Angel, 1863 - 1866

Medium:
Pencil on paper.
Dimensions:
157mm x 70mm
Inscription:
Theophilus and the Angel/ E.B.J. *
Provenance:
Bequest of J R Holliday, 1927.

Accession Number:

1927P515

Description:

Sketch for the figure of the angel holding a bowl of fruit.

 

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 60.
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. 93, B1076.

Research Information:

This is a sketch for a now lost watercolour exhibited at the Old Water-Colour Society in 1867. The sketch depicts of the angel holding a bowl of fruit.