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Pencil Drawing - Cupid and Psyche - Sketch for Charon rowing Psyche across the Styx

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P648.64
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1865 - 1865

Maker Information

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

Notes

From a bound volume containing 86 studies for illustrations to 'The Story of Cupid and Psyche' made to accompany the poem in William Morris' 'The Earthly Paradise'.

The positions of the figures here were used in the wood engraving.

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Psyche Charon
Medium:Pencil and black chalk on paper. Bound.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:122 mm
Width:161 mm