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Pencil Drawing - Male - Drapery Study of Man Embracing Tree

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P119
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1868 - 1869

Maker Information

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

Notes

One of a series of nude studies in Birmingham's collection, that shows Burne-Jones working from the same model to explore the nude figure and then drapery. This study shows a man embracing a tree, and may be an early concept for 'Phyllis and Demophoon'.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil and red-brown chalk on cream-toned paper.
Material(s):Paper

Dimensions

Height:315 mm
Width:190 mm