Tag: Burne-Jones

Saint Cecilia (c.1900)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Saint Cecilia c.1900 Stained and painted glass, 213.5 x 75.5 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton This window is the result of a collaboration between the Pre-Raphaelite painter Burne-Jones and the firm founded by William Morris, who initiated…

The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon (c.1881)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon (modello) c.1881 Oil on canvas, 82.6 × 288.3 cm Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce Compare: Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon 1881–1898 Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce  …

The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon (1881-1898)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon 1881–1898 Oil on canvas, 279.4 × 650.2 cm Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce According to Thomas Malory‘s “Le Morte d’Arthur” (1470), King Arthur suffered a fatal wound in a…

King Arthur at Avalon (study)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) King Arthur at Avalon (study) s.d. Mixed media on paper on wooden strainer, 191.4 x 54.7 x 2 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Compare: Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon 1881–1898 Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce…

Vespertina Quies (1893)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Vespertina Quies (Evening Quiet) 1893 Oil on canvas, 107.9 x 62.2 cm Tate Britain, London This picture evokes a mood of contemplation and stillness. Its Latin title means ‘Evening Quiet’. Burne-Jones is believed to have employed a model…

The Golden Stairs (1880)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Golden Stairs 1880 Oil on canvas, 269.2 x 116.8 cm Tate Britain, London This painting is an example of Burne-Jones’s interest in investigating a mood rather than telling a story. He deliberately made his pictures mysterious and…

King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid (1862)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid 1862 Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 63.5 cm Tate Britain, London Compare: Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid 1884 Tate Britain, London     Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Study of a head s.d. National…

King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid (1884)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid 1884 Oil on canvas, 293.4 x 135.9 cm Tate Britain, London This work was based on Alfred Tennyson‘s poem ‘The Beggar Maid’. King Cophetua of Ethiopia falls in love with Penelophon, a…