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Chalk Drawing - St Theophilus and the Angel - Sketch for the Mourners

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P516
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1863 - 1866

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 carrying the body of 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.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

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

Dimensions

Height:148 mm
Width:173 mm