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Pencil Drawing - Cupid and Psyche - Sketch for Psyche at the Gates of Hades

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P648.65
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'. This design was not made into a woodblock.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Psyche Hades
Medium:Pencil on paper. Bound.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:105 mm
Width:161 mm