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Chalk Drawing - Cupid and Psyche - Female Nude - Two Studies

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P10
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1865 - 1867

Maker Information

Artist:Sir Edward Burne-Jones - View biography for Sir Edward Burne-Jones


One of a number of studies in Birmingham's collection connected with illustrating 'The Earthly Paradise', a compendium of poems by William Morris.

The figure on the left may be drawn from the tall model used in other studies in Birmingham collection, who also sat for George Frederick Watts.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Cupid and Psyche
Medium:Red chalk on cream-toned paper.


Height:357 mm
Width:260 mm