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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

Chaucer's 'Legend of Good Women' - Drapery Study of Hypermnestra
 

Chaucer's 'Legend of Good Women' - Drapery Study of Hypermnestra, 1863 - 1864

Medium:
Pencil on cream toned paper, laid down.
Dimensions:
329mm x 148mm
Provenance:
Presented by Subscribers, 1903.

Accession Number:

1904P14

Description:

Study of drapery.

 

Exhibition History

1933 Tate Gallery

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 127.
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. 64, B64.

Research Information:

In 1863 Burne-Jones designed a series of figures to be executed as embroidered wall hangings for John Ruskin. See also 1904P13. 15-17 for other designs.