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Pencil and Chalk Drawing - St Theophilus and the Angel - Study for St Theophilus

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P163
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1863 - 1867

Maker Information

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

Notes

One of a number of studies in Birmingham's collection for the watercolour entitled 'Theophilus and the Angel'. Two versions of the painting were made, one was destroyed in the second world war (1863), the other (c.1866) was sold at Sotheby's in 2008.

Within the formal surroundings of the Roman Law Courts, the Protonotary Theophilus is about to be confronted by the angel messenger sent by St Dorothea.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil and red-brown chalk on cream laid paper.
Material(s):Paper

Dimensions

Height:317 mm
Width:176 mm