Sunday, March 15, 2009

Edward Burne-Jones - Study for a female head

probably Mrs Gaetano Meo
red and black chalks on red ochre paper
Thought to be a study of Mrs Meo, the Irish born wife of the Italian model who sat for BJ and others. She was discovered by Simeon Solomon.
Not to be confused with a male Italian artist of about the same time:

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