This is one of four sheets of sketches for 'The Feast of Peleus' which originally appeared as the central predella in the 'Troy Triptych', and then later as an independent oil painting (1872-81) now in Birmingham's Collection.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Br.//1833-1898
Name bottom left Written - In ink
Bequeathed by//J.R.Holliday Esq.1927
Inscription bottom right Written - In ink.
Studies (7) for the Oil Painting // 'The Feast of Peleus' // (1872-1881)
Inscription middle centre Written - In ink.
Study for the figure of Clotho; drapery study for the figure of Juno; nude study for the bust of Ceres; studies for the right hand and left hand of Atropos; studies for the right hand and left hand of Minerva.
Inscription bottom centre Written - In ink


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Edward Burne-Jones: Pygmalion Series Centenary Exhibition
- Laing Art Gallery 2004-10-02 - 2005-01-16


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. 95
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 70

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