Museums Home BMAGiC Home Search Browse BMAGiC Help About BMAGiC Contact Us

Chalk Drawing - The Evening Star - Studies of the Figure's right Arm

View main imageView larger image
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

There are no additional images for this object.

Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P141
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1869 - 1870

Maker Information

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


This is a study for the gouache 'The Evening Star' (1870), now in a Private Collection. It was the first in a series of allegorical figures representing the Evening Star, Night or the Moon, all dating from 1870-72.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Black, red and white chalk over pencil on thickly textured buff paper, laid down on card.


Height:300 mm
Width:240 mm