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Chalk Drawing - Cupid and Psyche - Female Nude - Study for Psyche

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P194
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1865 - 1866

Maker Information

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

Notes

A study for the 'The Story of Cupid and Psyche' made to accompany the poem in William Morris' 'The Earthly Paradise'. This drawing may relate to the scene of Psyche carrying a casket to Proserpine.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Red chalk on cream-toned paper.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:482 mm
Width:241 mm