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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

Female - Head Study of Agnes Macdonald
 

Female - Head Study of Agnes Macdonald, 1864 - 1865

Medium:
Pencil and charcoal, on cream-toned paper.
Dimensions:
272mm x 227mm
Provenance:
Presented by Subscribers, 1903.

Accession Number:

1904P23

Description:

Frontal head study with lowered eyes.

 

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 104.
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, B340.

Research Information:

Possibly a study of Burne-Jones's sister-in-law, Agnes MacDonald, perhaps in preparation for 'Green Summer', but the 1866 version, rather than the 1864. See also 1904P19 for a study taken from the same model.