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Watercolour - Dalziels' Bible Gallery - The Days of Creation - Animal Life

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P469
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1862 - 1863

Maker Information

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


One of seven designs for Dalziels' Bible Gallery, illustrations from the old testament from original drawings by various artists including Ford Madox Brown, Edward Burne-Jones, William Holman Hunt, Frederick Leighton, Frederick Sandys, George Frederick Watts and Simeon Solomon. Commissioned in 1863, the bible was published by George Routledge & Sons, London, 1881. The design was not used in the final publication.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Watercolour and bodycolour with gold.

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Height:62 mm
Width:134 mm