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Photogravure from The Work of Edward Burne-Jones - Cupid delivering Psyche

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1900P36
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.

Burne-Jones repeated 'Cupid Delivering Psyche' three times in finished paintings. This photogravure is after the first executed in gouache, now on loan to Leighton House, Collection of London Borough of Hammersmith; the second(1867) in watercolour and bodycolour is in the collection of the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford; the third (1872) an oil on canvas is in the collection of Sheffield Galleries and Museum Trust.

Purchased, 1900.

Further Information

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

Dimensions

Height:322 mm
Width:364 mm