Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Burne-Jones Drawings

Here's a detail from a six-panelled preparatory pencil drawing by Edward Burne-Jones for The Days of Creation (1871). CLICK to view all six panels. He gave the drawings to his friend and model Aglaia Coronio. They passed through her family and come up for auction in Bonhams sale of 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours in London on 23 January, estimated value £150,000 to £200,000. CLICK for Bonhams online catalogue. There are many fine British works in the sale, estimated values from £3,000.


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