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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

The Hours - Three Female Nude Studies
 

The Hours - Three Female Nude Studies, 1864 - 1866

Medium:
Brown chalk and pencil on cream-toned paper, laid down.
Dimensions:
298mm x 260mm
Provenance:
Presented by Subscribers, 1903.

Accession Number:

1904P212

Description:

Three half-length nude studies showing top left: woman washing hands with bowl in front, top right: with left arm raised to mouth, and below: with left arm resting on arm of a chair, and other arm placed in front.

 

Exhibition History

1971 Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 64.
Elisa Korb with John Christian and Tessa Sidey.Hidden Burne-Jones Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Musuems and Art Gallery. Dan Giles, Ltd., London: 2007. p. 74, B439.

Research Information:

This is a very early study for the figure that appears on the extreme left of the oil painting 'The Hours', Sheffield City Art Gallery Trust, which Burne-Jones began in 1870.