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Pencil Drawing - The Lament - Study for the Figure on the Right

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P204
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1865 - 1866

Maker Information

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


One of four studies in Birmingham's collection for the figure on the right in the watercolour 'The Lament' (1865-66), William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow. The subject marks a development, like Burne-Jones's 'Green Summer' (1864 and 1866) and 'Chant d'Amour' (1865, 1866 and 1868-77), which also have no specific subject and are purified Aesthetic pieces.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on cream toned paper.


Height:227 mm
Width:247 mm