21 November 2002
Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S. (1833-1898)
Figure study for 'Love's Wayfaring' or 'The Car of Love'
8 x 8½ in. (20.4 x 21.6 cm.)
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The present drawing is a study for one of the sixteen figures in the large oil painting in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Burne-Jones appears to have had the painting in mind as early as 1872, however it remained unfinished at his death.
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