Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.673
People
Edward Burne-Jones, British (Birmingham, England 1833 - 1898 London, England)
Title
Helen of Troy
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1890s
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297582
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor and shell gold on brown wove paper
Dimensions
26.8 x 14.7 cm (10 9/16 x 5 13/16 in.)
Provenance
Robert Henry Benson, Sussex; his sale [Christie, Manson & Woods, London, June 21, 1929, no. 89] to Paterson (£27 6s.). [Scott & Fowles, New York, January 20, 1930] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop ($325), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943

Copy of Benson catalogue on Knoedler microfiche annotation notes that this was sold to Paterson (an employee of Scott & Fowles?).
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.673
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
THIS WORK MAY NOT BE LENT BY THE TERMS OF ITS ACQUISITION TO THE HARVARD ART MUSEUMS.
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
Publication History

W. Cosmo Monkhouse, Exhibition of Drawings and Studies by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Bart., exh. cat., Burlington Fine Arts Club (London, 1899), p. xix, p. 23, no. 115

Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), no. 34

Chikashi Kitazaki and Mina Oya, ed., Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., National Museum of Western Art (Ueno, 2002), cat. no. 64, repr. (color)

Troy Triptych, website, 2015, accessed 2-18-2015

Exhibition History

Exhibition of Drawings and Studies by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Bart., Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 01/01/1899 - 12/31/1899

Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/08/1946 - 06/01/1946

Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 09/14/2002 - 12/08/2002

32Q: 2130 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/07/2015 - 11/10/2015

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of European and American Art at am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu