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Pencil Drawing - The Wine of Circe - Sketches

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P525
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1863 - 1863

Maker Information

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


Two early ideas for the composition of 'The Wine of Circe', in the style of the early 1860s, still showing the influence of Rossetti. Another sketch for 'Fair Rosamund & Queen Eleanor', is on the back of the drawing.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Rosamund and Queen Eleanor
Medium:Pencil on thick cream card; verso: Brown.


Height:190 mm
Width:178 mm