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The 1870 watercolour 'Love Disguised as Reason' represents Love, wearing the cloak and hood of Reason, arguing with two girls. This study depicts the figure of Love.The watercolour is in the collection of the South Africa National Gallery, Cape Town. '.

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

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Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -

Inscriptions

Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Ist sketch for 'Love Disguised as Reason'
Inscription reverse Handwritten - in pencil. Not in the artist's hand
 

Literature

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. 94
 
Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer
John Christian, Stephen Wildman 1998 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York pp. 135-136
 
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 75

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