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Edward Burne-Jones

[British Pre-Raphaelite Painter, 1833-1898]

• Also known as:  Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones
• Relationships: Husband of Georgina Macdonald.
Uncle of novelist Rudyard Kipling.
Brother-in-law of Edward Poynter.
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Original works by Edward Burne-Jones available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Scads of drawings and studies online

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Many paintings online

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteEdward Burne-Jones at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on The Wheel of Fortune

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
2 works by Edward Burne-Jones online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteEdward Burne-Jones at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
3 works by Edward Burne-Jones

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
Study for the Head of Fortune for "The Wheel of Fortune"

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
La Roue de la Fortune

Notable SiteVictoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
3 works

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Perseus and Andromeda, 1876

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, UK
St George and the Dragon Series. No.7 - The Return

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cecil French Bequest Gallery, London, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
41 works by or related to the artist

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
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Falmouth Art Gallery, England
3 works online

Hammer Museum, California
Portrait Studies, ca.1872-80

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Selections from a recent exhibition: "Under Cover: Artists' Sketchbooks"

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Edward Burne-Jones in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
The Mirror of Venus

Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
3 works online

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Overview page with 5 works online

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
2 works online

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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"I Rose Up in the Silent Night; I made my Dagger Sharp and Bright"

Pre-Raphaelite Photographs Exhibition

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
The Sirens (Les Femmes Chasseresses), ca.1891/98

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

Sheffield Galleries & Museums, UK
The Hours, 1882

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
The Head of Horror

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Edward Burne-Jones at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
Study for the King Asleep, Briar Rose

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
The Legend of Briar Rose

The Huntington Library, California

The Stained Glass Museum, Ely Cathedral, UK
4 works online

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle, England
The Good Shepherd

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle, England
The Goldfish Pool, 1861
Voyage to Vinland the Good, 1884

Tyne & Wear Museums, England
9 works online

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
A number of works listed (not all are by Burne-Jones, though)

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
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Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Drapery for a Reclining Madonna, watercolor, 1888
A Reclining Madonna, watercolor, 1888

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Earth Mother, 1882

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
10 works

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteEdward Burne-Jones in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteEdward Burne-Jones in the Artchive  

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: The Beguiling of Merlin

Notable SiteEdward Burne-Jones at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid (Tate Britain, London)

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The Golden Stairs (Tate Britain, London)

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Vespertina Quies (Tate Britain, London)

Notable SiteEdward Burne-Jones at The Athenaeum  
78 works online

Notable SiteWebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)


Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Brian's Page of Antique Weirdness
Cupid's Hunting Ground

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Free Christ Images  

Humanities Web  

Olga's Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Apocalyptic Ideas in Old English Literature
The Last Judgement, 1874/80


Nina Auerbach's Homepage

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

St Martin's Pre-Raphaelite Church, Brampton, UK
Click on "The Windows" for info about the stained glass panels designed by Edward Burne-Jones

The Androom Archives
4 works

The Modernist Journals Project
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The Pre-Raphaelite Society
The Last Judgement Window, ca.1897

The Pre-Raphaelite Society
The Rose Bower

The Victorian Web

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Edward Burne-Jones  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"The Puzzling End of British Avant-Garde," article by Souren Melikian

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Slate Magazine
"Dungeons and Dragons: What escapism looked like back then," article by Christopher Benfey

The London Evening Standard
"Can you see anything wrong with this picture?", 2008 article by Brian Sewell

The New York Observer
"Met Presents Burne-Jones in a Ludicrous Revival", article by Hilton Kramer

Time Magazine
"An Escapist's Dreamworld", 1998 article by Robert Hughes

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Garden of the Hesperides
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The Wheel of Fortune
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The Head of A Woman
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Study of a Girl's Head
Study of a Girl's Head

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The Briar Rose' Series, 4: The Sleeping Beauty, 1870-90
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The Mirror of Venus, 1870-76
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