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Photogravure from The Work of Edward Burne-Jones - St Theophilus and the Angel - a Legend of the Martyrdom of St Dorothea

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1900P32
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1900 - 1900

Maker Information

After:Sir Edward Burne-Jones - View biography for Sir Edward Burne-Jones
Publisher:Berlin Photographic Company - View history

Notes

A single photogravure, from a leather bound portfolio of 91 photogravures of original paintings. The folio is signed by Edward Burne-Jones' son, Philip. It is one of an edition 200.

The original watercolour from which this photogravure was taken dates from 1863. It was destroyed during an air-raid in world war two. In 2008 a second version of the watercolour painted in c.1866 was sold at Sotheby's (July 15th).

There are thirty seven studies and sketches in Birmingham's collection, connected to the painting.

Purchased, 1900.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Photography Print St Dorothea
Medium:Photogravure on paper.
Material(s):paper

Dimensions

Height:262 mm
Width:302 mm