This is a study for the gouache 'The Evening Star' (1870), now in a Private Collection. It was the first in a series of allegorical figures representing the Evening Star, Night or the Moon, all dating from 1870-72.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
- bottom right Handwritten 1870 Pencil


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Burne- Jones: The Paintings, Graphic, and Decorative Work of Sir Edward Burne-Jones 1833-98
101 Hayward Gallery, London 1975-11-05 - 1976-01-04
101 Southampton City Art Gallery - - -
101 Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery - - -


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. 70


Charles Fairfax Murray

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