A page from a sketchbook of copies of architectural and decorative details from Romanesque and Byzantine sources.The sketch of the leaves is a sometime signature mark of Burne-Jones, in use beginning around 1865. They are laurel leaves, and are often seen on portrait drawings of favourite models, friends, and the like.

  • 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
deep purple clouds on green sky/ sky deepening to orange near the/ horizon
- middle left Handwritten - Pencil


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 82

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