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Chalk Drawing - St Theophilus and the Angel - Drapery Study of a Mourner

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P179
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 mourners who carry St Dorothea in 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.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Red brown chalk on cream paper.
Material(s):Paper

Dimensions

Height:279 mm
Width:161 mm