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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

The Lament - Two Nude Female Studies for the right-hand figure
 

The Lament - Two Nude Female Studies for the right-hand figure, 1865 - 1866

Medium:
Brown chalk.
Dimensions:
348mm x 233mm
Provenance:
Presented by Subscribers, 1903.

Accession Number:

1904P206

Description:

Two studies of a seated nude female: top with head on lap; bottom with hand under chin.

 

Exhibition History

2007-08 Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery; Leighton House Museum, London

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 65.
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. 74, B467.

Research Information:

Two studies for the seated right figure in the watercolour 'The Lament', William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow, painted in 1865-66. Here the pose of the top figure in this drawing relates to the finalised watercolour version.