Art and Antiques
EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES
Caricature - William Morris as an Ancient Poet, 1870 - 1873
- Pencil on paper.
- 125mm x 79mm
- WM [written in pencil by the artist]/ E. B. J.*
- Bequest of J R Holliday, 1927.
Caricature of William Morris, in Roman attire, standing in profile to the right, upon a pedastal.
A E Whitley. Catalogue of Drawings. Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: 1939. p. 105.
Elisa Korb with John Christian and Tessa Sidey.Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Dan Giles, Ltd., London: 2007. p. 63, B32.
William Morris is shown here in Roman attire and in a thinking pose as he leans on a pedestal inscribed with his initials W M.