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Pencil Drawing - Charity - Figure Study

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P155
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1867 - 1867

Maker Information

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


This is one of four studies of 'Charity' related to a watercolour which is dated 1867-72 (now in the Collection of Lord Lloyd-Webber).

It was developed from a stained glass cartoon for a three-light window by Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. in Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. The watercolour was exhibited at the Old Watercolour Society, 1870, and New Gallery in 1892-93, and again in 1898-99.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on cream-toned paper.

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Height:367 mm
Width:210 mm