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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

St Theophilus and the Angel - Study of a Mourner
 

St Theophilus and the Angel - Study of a Mourner, 1863 - 1867

Medium:
Brown chalk over pencil on cream paper.
Dimensions:
311mm x 152mm
Provenance:
Presented by Subscribers, 1903.

Accession Number:

1904P181

Description:

Full-length view of a mourner, seen from the back and wearing heavy cloak.

 

Bibliography:

A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 58.
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. 93, B1084.

Research Information:

This is a contour sketch in chalk, which subsequently has pencil hatching applied to give solidity and a sense of movement to the figure. See 1904P180 for another drawing showing the back of one of the mourners.