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Chalk Drawing - Female Nude - Study of a Female Figure holding Drapery

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P577
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1864 - 1864

Maker Information

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


This may be an early study for 'Psyche Entering the Bath at Cupid's Palace' . She faces away from the spectator unlike that in the wood engraving, but resembles the final figure in that she is nude and holds drapery to her body.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Brown chalk on paper.


Height:313 mm
Width:115 mm