This figure of Paris was a possible design for the abduction of Helen from the 'Earthly Paradise' or for the tile 'Paris and Helen' (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge). In the latter image, Paris wears a shorter garment than in this drawing.

  • Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Paintings and Drawings of the 1860 Period
328 Tate Gallery, London 1923-04-27 - 1923-07-29


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. 115
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 77


James Richardson Holliday, before 1927

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Name Type
William Morris Author
Paris Associated with

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