This plate depicts an illustration for 'The Ring Given to Venus' from William Morris''Earthly Paradise.' It was engraved by Burne-Jones himself and was his only attempt at engraving.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -
Etcher William Morris -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Burne-Jones: The Paintings, Graphic and Decorative Work of Sir Edward Burne-Jones
270 Hayward Gallery, London 1975-11-05 - 1976-01-04
270 Southampton City Art Gallery 1976-01-24 - 1976-02-22
270 Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery 1976-03-10 - 1976-04-11


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. 90
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 78

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Name Type
William Morris Author

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