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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

St George Series - Nude Study of St George for 'St George slaying the Dragon'
 

St George Series - Nude Study of St George for 'St George slaying the Dragon', 1865 - 1866

Medium:
Red chalk on cream-toned paper.
Dimensions:
328mm x 240mm
Provenance:
Presented by Subscribers, 1903.

Accession Number:

1904P83

Description:

Full-length nude drawing with St George holding shield in left hand.

 

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 73.
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, B1030.

Research Information:

One of a number of related studies for the figure of St George in 'St George Slaying the Dragon', the sixth of seven paintings by Burne-Jones depicting 'The Story of St George' for Myles Birket Foster at his home in Witley, Surrey.