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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

Troy Triptych - Study of Fame overthrowing Fortune
 

Troy Triptych - Study of Fame overthrowing Fortune , 1872 - 1875

Medium:
Oil on canvas.
Dimensions:
1466mm x 673mm
Provenance:
Presented by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, Mrs J W Mackail and J R Holliday, 1922.

Accession Number:

1922P180

Description:

Fame, shown blowing a horn, standing above Fortune, overthrown, at his feet.

 

Exhibition History

1996 Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Paintings. Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: 1930. pp. 31-32.

Research Information:

This particular study was worked on by both Burne-Jones and his studio assistant from the late 1870s until his death in 1898, Thomas Matthews Rooke (1842-1942).