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Pencil Drawing - King Mark and La Belle Iseult - Study for the Head of Iseult

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P477
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1862 - 1862

Maker Information

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


One of three drawings for the stained glass design 'King Mark and La Belle Iseult' also in Birmingham's collection.

The drawings were studies for a series of thirteen stained glass designs illustrating the Story of Tristram and Iseult as told in Malory's 'Morte d'Arthur'.

The windows were commissioned by a Bradford merchant, Walter Dunlop, for the decoration of the entrance hall at Harden Grange, near Bingley, Yorkshire, and are now in Bradford City Art Gallery.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

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

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Height:98 mm
Width:78 mm