skip to content skip to navigation skip to search

Art and Antiques

  « back

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:
Pencil drawing with red chalk on cream-toned paper.
Dimensions:
325mm x 257mm
Provenance:
Presented by Subscribers, 1903.

Accession Number:

1904P84

Description:

Full-length nude figure bending down with sword and shield to strike the dragon.

 

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, B1031.

Research Information:

This study relates to the final version of St George as he appears in 'St George Slaying the Dragon', the sixth of seven paintings of 'The Story of St George' for Myles Birket Foster's home at Witley, Surrey.