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One of a series of nude studies in Birmingham's collection, that shows Burne-Jones working from the same model to explore the nude figure and then drapery. This study shows a man embracing a tree, and may be an early concept for 'Phyllis and Demophoon'.

  • Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Makers

Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -

Literature

Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons Ltd, Derby p. 113
 
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. 75

Provenance

Charles Fairfax Murray

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