A page from the facsimile edition of Burne-Jones' Flower Book, one of 38 watercolour designs reproduced by Henri Piazza et Cie, for the Fine Art Society, London in 1905. Burne-Jones uses this composition for stained glass. The cartoon, called 'Heavenly Paradise', was executed circa 1882 for Morris & Co. (V & A). The window appears first in St. Margaret's Church (Hopten-on-Sea, Norfolk; top light, east window) and then again at the English Church in Berlin (center light, rose window), both executed in 1882.

  • Purchased, 1953
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
A soul is received at Heaven's gate.
Label - Printed - description of the scene, written by the artist. printed by the artist, herein a facsimile


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Bill Waters, Martin Harrison 1973 Barrie & Jenkins pl. 36
The Flower Book.
Edward Burne-Jones 1994 Taschen Pl. XXXI
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 73

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