Sir Edward Burne-Jones (British, Birmingham 1833–1898 Fulham)
sheet: 12 5/8 x 8 3/4 in. (32 x 22.2 cm), irreg.
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1953
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated in graphite at l.r. with monogram "E.B." and (more lightly written, perhaps at another time) "1864"
Harry G. Friedman; Donor: Harry G. Friedman
Maria Teresa Benedetti, Gianna Piantoni, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome Burne-Jones: dal preraffaellismo al simbolismo. Mazzotta, Milan, 1986, cat. nos. 6-9, 11, pp. 101, 105, 154-156 (similar chalk drawings, 1864-66).
Hilary Morgan Burne-Jones, The Pre-Raphaelities and Their Century. Designed and edited by Peter Nahum, 1989, cat. no. 48, pl. 32, "Study of a Draped Female figure; for the projected painting 'The Fates'" (similar work ca. 1865).
Stephen Wildman, John Christian Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1998, fig. 89, p. 194 (related work, The Hours, 1870-83, oil on canvas, Sheffield Art Gallery).