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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

Sketchbook - Detail of Building with Curtained Entrance
 

Sketchbook - Detail of Building with Curtained Entrance, 1887 - 1890

Medium:
Pencil.
Dimensions:
273mm x 222mm
Provenance:
Presented by Mrs Angela Thirkell, 1952.

Accession Number:

1952P6.35

Description:

Study of a Byzantine building with curtain at the entrance.

 

Bibliography:

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. 82, B728.

Research Information:

This study is copied from Viollet's 'Dictionnaire Raisonne', volume 1, page 271, figure 1, an illustration of a 12th century tapis.