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Chalk Drawing - St George Series - Head Study of St George for 'The Return of St George and the Princess'

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P495
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1865 - 1866

Maker Information

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


A study for the final painting in the series of seven canvases illustrating 'The Story of St George' for the dining room of the artist Myles Birket Foster, at Witley, Surrey.

One of thirteen studies for this subject in Birmingham's collection. In the final painting the head is shown full face, rather than slightly turned to the left

The final painting is now in the collection of Bristol City Art Gallery.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:St George
Medium:Red chalk over pencil on paper.

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Height:131 mm
Width:109 mm