7 June 2001
Studio of Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S. (1833-1898)
Study of a harp for 'Arthur in Avalon'
pencil, watercolour and bodycolour
18 x 10½ in. (45.8 x 26.7 cm.); and a red chalk study for the same, on tracing paper (2)
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For the harp played by the Queen seated at King Arthur's feet.
For a note on The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon, see lot 33.
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