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Pencil Drawing - Paris and Helen - Study for Paris

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P453
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1860 - 1862

Maker Information

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


This figure of Paris was a possible design for the abduction of Helen from the 'Earthly Paradise' or for the tile 'Paris and Helen' (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge). In the latter image, Paris wears a shorter garment than in this drawing.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

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

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Height:283 mm
Width:165 mm