6 June 2002
Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S. (1833-1898)
Study for 'The Wood Nymph'
signed with initials, inscribed and dated 'E.B.J. 1879/for a WOOD NYMPH' (lower left)
10¼ x 6 5/8 in. (26 x 16.8 cm.)
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The present work is a study for the oil now in the South African Cultural History Museum, Cape Town. Painted in 1883, this was exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1884, together with King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid (Tate Gallery, London).
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