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EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES

The Days of Creation - The Fourth Day
 

The Days of Creation - The Fourth Day, 1900

Medium:
Photogravure.
Dimensions:
460mm x 185mm
Provenance:
Purchased 1900.

Accession Number:

1900P44

Description:

Four angels, the central angel is holding an orb with representations of the sun, moon and stars.

 

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. 69, B260.

Research Information:

The original watercolour was formerly in the collection of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, but was stolen in 1970. It has never been recovered. It was the only panel of the six Days of Creation that was stolen.