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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

St George Series - Study of Female Attendant for 'The Princess led to the Dragon'
 

St George Series - Study of Female Attendant for 'The Princess led to the Dragon', 1865 - 1866

Medium:
Pencil and red chalk.
Dimensions:
278mm x 116mm
Provenance:
Presented by Subscribers, 1903.

Accession Number:

1904P72

Description:

Full-length frontal figure carying a candle in right hand.

 

Exhibition History

1955 Aberystwyth; Swansea

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 70.
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. 91, B1013.

Research Information:

This appears to be a study for the figure of the first of the female attendants in 'The Princess Led to the Dragon' (1866-67, Collection of Lord Lloyd-Webber), the fourth in the cycle of paintings of 'The Story of St George' for the home of Myles Birket Foster in Witley, Surrey.