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Photogravure from the Work of Edward Burne-Jones - Dorothy Drew

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1900P102
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1900 - 1900

Maker Information

After:Sir Edward Burne-Jones - View biography for Sir Edward Burne-Jones
Publisher:Berlin Photographic Company - View history

Notes

A single photogravure, from a leather bound portfolio of 91 photogravures of original paintings. The folio is signed by Edward Burne-Jones' son, Philip. It is one of an edition 200.

A contemporary response to the portrait states:"Wow, the portrait of Miss Dorothy Drew is most emphatically alive, almost alarmingly so! It has a queer kind of elfin charm, but makes one feel acutely what must be the responsibiities of the mother of this very latest thing in enfants terribles!" (Nursing Record & Hospital World, 1895, June 1st. p.389)

The original painting from which this photogravure was taken is in a Private Collection.

Purchased, 1900.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Photography Print Child
Medium:Photogravure on paper.
Material(s):paper

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Dimensions

Height:320 mm
Width:185 mm