One of several studies in Birmingham's Collection for the Perseus Series of paintings (Series I is now in the Stattsgalerie, Stuttgart; Series II in the Southampton City Art Gallery).The particular composition in which this study was used in the final versions is often referred to as 'The Doom Fulfilled', rather than 'Perseus Slaying the Sea-Monster' or 'Sea-Serpent'. This study was not used in the final compositions.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Perseus Slaying Sea Monster
- bottom left Written - Pencil. written by artist


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Der Perseus-Zyklus von Edward Burne-Jones
Kurt Locher 1973 Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart Fig. 98
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 79

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