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Pencil Drawing - Cupid and Psyche - Sketch for Psyche on Olympus offered the Cup of Immortality

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P648.82
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 composition differs from the final conception in that the deities are seated, in the final wood engraving they are standing.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Cupid and Psyche
Medium:Pencil on cream-toned paper. Bound.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:104 mm
Width:318 mm