This is a large preparatory study for the watercolour 'The Bath of Venus' now in the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (1873-1888). It focuses on attendant figures, without Venus herself, stepping down into a marble bath.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Pre-Raphaelite Art from Birmingham
18 Hong Kong Museum of Art 1984-10-19 - 1984-12-02
Burne-Jones: dal Preraffaelismo al Simbolismo
53 Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome 1987-10-08 - 1987-11-23


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. 98
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 63

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Name Type
Maria Zambaco Artist's model

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