This is a preparatory study for 'The Morning Star' or 'Stella Matina'. The finished version was executed in 1879, in black and blue chalk, and is now in the possession of Torre Abbey, Torquay. It was a design for stained glass commissioned by Angus Holden for his house in Yorkshire.

  • Presented by Mrs Angela Thirkell, 1952.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer
John Christian, Stephen Wildman 1998 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York p. 274
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 81

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Angus Holden -

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