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Pencil Drawing - Pygmalion and the Image - Sketch for Pygmalion seeing the Image come to Life

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P626
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1867 - 1867

Maker Information

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

Notes

A drawing for a series of four paintings based on an episode from William Morris' cycle of epic poems, 'The Earthly Paradise'. The first series is currently in the collection of Lord Lloyd-Webber, the second series are in Birmingham's collection.

This is a less detailed study than 1927P625. Galatea is shown standing beside a bed alcove, which is designed differently.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Pygmalion
Medium:Pencil on tracing paper.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:115 mm
Width:88 mm