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Bath of Venus

Artist:
Sir Edward Burne-Jones (British, Birmingham 1833–1898 Fulham )
Date:
1890s
Medium:
Metallic paint over graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 15/16 × 6 11/16 in. (25.2 × 17 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.227.13
Not on view
Signature: Signed in silver (ink?) at lower right of recto: "EBJ"
Sir Edward Burne-Jones's estate sale, Christie's, London, July 15, 1898, lot 5, sold for £50; Vendor: Through Roger Eliot Fry (British, Highgate, Middlesex 1866–1934 London)
Christie's, London Estate Sale of Sir Edward Burne-Jones (auction catalogue). July 16, 1898, cat. no. 5, p. 13.

Roger Eliot Fry [as "R.E.F."] "Recent Acquisitions of Drawings (Continued)." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 4, no. 2, February 1909, p. 25.

Anne Carlisle English Drawings: XIX Century. Hyperion Press, New York, [1950], p. 98, ill.



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