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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

Troy Triptych - Study of Two Putti
 

Troy Triptych - Study of Two Putti, 1870 - 1872

Medium:
Sepia wash and white bodycolour over pencil on brown paper.
Dimensions:
407mm x 610mm
Inscription:
BROWN PAPER
Provenance:
Presented by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, Mrs J W Mackail and J R Holliday, 1922.

Accession Number:

1922P186

Description:

Study of two winged putti standing on either side of an architectural pilaster.

 

Exhibition History

1975-76 Hayward Gallery, London; Southampton City Art Gallery; Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
1991-92 Matthiesen Gallery, London

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Paintings. Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: 1930. p. 32.
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. 94, B1116.

Research Information:

This is one of four large wash drawings in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for the bronzed putti at the base of the pilasters in the 'Troy Triptych', begun in 1870, but remained unfinished.