Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Edward Burne-Jones - Fighting Boys

signed, inscribed and dated 'MARCH X/to L from ebj'
black chalk
11 x 15 5/8"

T. Martin Wood, Drawings of Sir dward Burne-Jones, 1907

One of his finest whimsical drawings. Probably done for Katie Lewis in about 1890, the scenery seems to be based on Rottingdean, near Brighton, where BJ bought a country retreat in 1880.

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