Information

From a bound volume containing 86 studies for illustrations to 'The Story of Cupid and Psyche' made to accompany the poem in William Morris''The Earthly Paradise'.The design of this drawing is nearer to the final wood engraving, although the door here has elaborate hinges which do not appear in the woodcut. The large heap of grain and seed is also omitted, and the window is lower than it appears in the print.

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

Makers

Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -

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. 85
 
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 66

Provenance

Charles Fairfax Murray; Sold to James Richardson Holliday,1902-03.

Associated people

Name Type
William Morris Author

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