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Pencil Drawing - Cupid and Psyche - Two Sketches for Psyche brought into the presence of Venus, Psyche Helped by the Voice of Syrinx among the Reeds

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P648.45
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1865 - 1865

Maker Information

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

Notes

From a bound volume containing 86 studies for illustrations to 'The Story of Cupid and Psyche' made to accompany the poem in William Morris' 'The Earthly Paradise'.

On the reverse is a drawing for 'Psyche Helped by the Voice of Syrinx among the Reeds'.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Cupid and Psyche Venus
Medium:Pencil heightened with red chalk (recto and verso). Bound.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:237 mm
Width:192 mm