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Chalk Drawing - The Wine of Circe - Drapery Studies for crouching Figure of Circe

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P138
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1866 - 1869

Maker Information

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


One of eleven drawings in Birmingham's collection for the watercolour 'The Wine of Circe' (1863-69, Private Collection), where Burne-Jones concentrates first on the nude, and then on the draped figure of Circe.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Black and white chalks on brown paper, laid down on another sheet of grey brown paper.


Height:258 mm
Width:323 mm