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Pencil and Chalk Drawing - Love disguised as Reason - Study for the Figure of Love

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P529
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1870 - 1870

Maker Information

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


The 1870 watercolour 'Love Disguised as Reason' represents Love, wearing the cloak and hood of Reason, arguing with two girls. This study depicts the figure of Love.

The watercolour is in the collection of the South Africa National Gallery, Cape Town. '.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil and black chalk on paper.


Height:479 mm
Width:186 mm