One of four studies in Birmingham's collection for the figure on the right in the watercolour 'The Lament' (1865-66), William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow. The subject marks a development, like Burne-Jones's 'Green Summer' (1864 and 1866) and 'Chant d'Amour' (1865, 1866 and 1868-77), which also have no specific subject and are purified Aesthetic pieces.

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


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Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Burne Jones:dal Preraffaelismo al Simbolismo
13 Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome 1986-10-08 - 1986-11-23
Hidden Burne Jones
27 Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 2007-04-04 - 2007-07-01
27 Leighton House 2007-10-12 - 2008-01-27


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. 65
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. 74


Charles Fairfax Murray

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