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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

Sketchbook - Nude, Draped and Cast Studies
 

Sketchbook - Nude, Draped and Cast Studies, 1877 - 1882

Medium:
Principally pencil, with white bodycolour on blue ground, bound in Robertson & Co. sketchbook, twenty-one drawings.
Dimensions:
272mm x 194mm
Inscription:
On cover of sketchbook, roman numerals 'XII' are written in ink
Provenance:
Presented by Mrs Angela Thirkell, 1952.

Accession Number:

1952P4

Description:

Bound sketchbook (roman numerals 'XII' written on cover) of 21 drawings on 17 pages of studies from the 'Perseus' series, 'The Evening Star', 'The Morning Star', the Graham Piano and 'The Annunciation'.

 

Exhibition History

2007 Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Bibliography:

P LePriem. 'Le Legende de Persee'. Gazette des Beaux-Arts: 1893. Vol X: p. 462.
Stephen Wildman and John Christian. Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: 1998. p. 233.
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. 81, B671.