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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.678
People
Edward Burne-Jones, British (Birmingham, England 1833 - 1898 London, England)
Title
A Siren
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Study for one of the Sirens
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1896
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297583
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on white wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 49.2 x 33 cm (19 3/8 x 13 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.678
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), no. 33

Stephen Wildman, Visions of Love and Life: Pre-Raphaelite Art from the Birmingham Collection, England, exh. cat., Art Services International (Alexandria, VA, 1995), under no. 117 (note 9)

Stephen Wildman and John Christian, Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer, exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art / Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1998), under no. 157

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. 47, repr. (color)

John Christian and Elisa Korb, Hidden Burne-Jones: Works on Paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, exh. cat., D. Giles (London, 2007), under no. 59

Exhibition History

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

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