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Watercolour - Cupid and Psyche - Study for the Palace Green Mural - Psyche receiving the Casket from Proserpine

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1922P209
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1872 - 1872

Maker Information

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


this is the eleventh of eleven preliminary sketches in Birmingham's collection for the frieze decoration commissioned by George Howard (later the 9th Earl of Carlisle). Based on 'The Story of Cupid and Psyche' from William Morris's epic poem, 'The Earthly Paradise'.

Presented by the daughters of George Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle, 1922.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Palace Green Mural
Medium:Watercolour, bodycolour and scraping on paper.

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Height:152 mm
Width:241 mm