The head is set against a Burne-Jones background of decorative foilage. It is likely to have been drawn in Italy in the early 1870s.

  • Found unaccessioned in 1970, possibly from the Bequest of J R Holliday, 1927.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Charles Fairfax Murray -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
C F Murray (br)/ CFM (top left within design)/ Byzantine/ purple (verso)
Signature - Handwritten - Pencil


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Visions of Love and Life
Stephen Wildman 1995 Art Services International, Virginia, Alexandria fig.82, p.272

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