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Chalk Drawing - Female Nude - Study of Figure holding a Harp, facing left

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P571
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1864 - 1864

Maker Information

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

Notes

A possible study for the 'The Story of Cupid and Psyche' made to accompany the poem in William Morris' 'The Earthly Paradise'. This figure may be a version of the two slight figures holding harps in the background a compositional study depicting Psyche before the Throne of Juno.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Music Nude
Medium:Red-brown chalk with pencil on paper.
Material(s):Paper

Dimensions

Height:310 mm
Width:175 mm