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A single photogravure, from a leather bound portfolio of 91 photogravures of original paintings. The folio is signed by Edward Burne-Jones' son, Philip. It is one of an edition 200. The original watercolour from which this photogravure was taken dates from 1863. It was destroyed during an air-raid in world war two. In 2008 a second version of the watercolour painted in c.1866 was sold at Sotheby's (July 15th). There are thirty seven studies and sketches in Birmingham's collection, connected to the painting.

  • Purchased, 1900.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Makers

Association Artist Organisation
After Sir Edward Burne-Jones -
Publisher - Berlin Photographic Company

Literature

Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
Elisa Korb, Tessa Sidey 2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 92

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