Parliament of Fowls: Cupid at his forge, attended by his daughter Kelmscott Chaucer
Burne-Jones, Edward; draughtsman; British artist, 1833-1898
For page 316 of the Kelmscott Chaucer.
graphite within drawn graphite border on paper
height, drawn area, 130, mm
width, drawn area, 172, mm
height, support, 153, mm
width, support, 196, mm
given; 1921; Baldwin, Stanley
Sold by the Executors of the Burne-Jones estate, Sotheby's, July 8th, 1919, lot 23; bought Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin, MP
See also: 1 sheet of preliminary sketches (1079.85 F.O.F.) and 1 trial proof (1079i F.O.F.). 1079.85: graphite on paper, 323 x 201 mm (irregular). 2 studies on one sheet.
; verso; graphite; E
; verso; graphite; 1050-48
Edward Burne-Jones. Victorian Artist-Dreamer. 1998-06-04 - 1999-06-06
Venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Notes: Page 311.
Robinson, Duncan. 1975. A Companion Volume to the Kelmscott Chaucer.London?: Basilisk Press
Reproduced, plate 48.
1079/85; Two preliminary studies for The Parliament of Fowls: Cupid at his forge, attended by his daughter
1079/87; Preliminary studies for The Parliament of Fowls: above, Venus; below, a wide arched doorway; lower right, studies for the bellows mechanism of Cupid's Forge
Object Number: 1050.48
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 82159; input: 2002-12-20; modified: 2003-11-19)