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The first in a series of twelve panels, based on 'The Story of Cupid and Psyche' from William Morris's epic poem, 'The Earthly Paradise', commissioned by George Howard (later the 9th Earl of Carlisle) in the late 1860s for his newly-built home in No 1 Palace Green, Kensington.

  • Presented by the Family of George Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle, 1922.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Makers

Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -
Artist Walter Crane -

Exhibitions

Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer
40a Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1998-06-04 - 1998-09-06
40a Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery 1998-10-17 - 1999-01-17
40a Musée d'Orsay 1999-03-01 - 1999-06-06
 

Literature

Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Catalogue of Paintings of the Permanent Collection
A E Whitley 1930 Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery p. 33

Associated people

Name Type
George J Howard Commissioned by
William Morris Author

Associated places

Name Type
No 1 Palace Green, Kensington, London Made for

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