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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

Female - Drapery Study (background figure for St Theophilus and the Angel?)
 

Female - Drapery Study (background figure for St Theophilus and the Angel?), 1864 - 1865

Medium:
Pencil with red-brown chalk on cream chalk.
Dimensions:
309mm x 178mm
Provenance:
Presented by Subscribers, 1903.

Accession Number:

1904P116

Description:

Full-length female figure, seen in profile to left, wearing a loose cloak.

 

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 112.
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. 71, B319.

Research Information:

One of a number of working drapery studies at BMAG, originating from a sketchbook, for an as yet unidentifed subject.