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Pencil Drawing, Page from Sketchbook - Sketchbook - The Perseus Series - Nude Studies for Perseus Slaying the Sea-Monster

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1952P5.9
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1875 - 1875

Maker Information

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


One of several studies in Birmingham's Collection for the Perseus Series of paintings (Series I is now in the Stattsgalerie, Stuttgart; Series II in the Southampton City Art Gallery).

The particular composition in which this study was used in both the final versions is often referred to as 'The Doom Fulfilled', rather than 'Perseus Slaying the Sea-Monster' or 'Sea-Serpent'.

Presented by Mrs Angela Thirkell, 1952.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Perseus, Nude
Medium:Pencil on paper.


Height:265 mm
Width:199 mm