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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

Troy Triptych - Study of Oblivion conquering Fame
 

Troy Triptych - Study of Oblivion conquering Fame, 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:

1922P181

Description:

Oblivion, with a scythe, cuts down Fame, who lies, with Fortune, at his feet.

 

Bibliography:

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

Research Information:

This study was worked on by both Burne-Jones and his studio assistant, Thomas Matthews Rooke.