January 28, 2014 11:00 EDT

European Art & Old Masters

 
 
Lot 74 - Edward Burne-Jones (British, 1833-1898)

74

Edward Burne-Jones (British, 1833-1898)
Psyche

Signed with initials and dated 'EBJ 1896' lower right, gouache and gold chalk on paper, unframed

13 7/8 x 8 5/16 in. (35.2 x 21.1cm)

Provenance

Private Collection, Long Island, New York.
By descent in the family.
Private Collection, Virginia.

Sold for $194,500
Estimated at $10,000 - $15,000


 

Signed with initials and dated 'EBJ 1896' lower right, gouache and gold chalk on paper, unframed

13 7/8 x 8 5/16 in. (35.2 x 21.1cm)

Provenance

Private Collection, Long Island, New York.
By descent in the family.
Private Collection, Virginia.

Note

We would like to thank Dr. Elisa Korb for her assistance in cataloguing this work.

The present work is a study of Psyche for The Wedding of Psyche a larger composition that was completed in 1896 and now resides in the collection of the Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts Belgique in Brussels.

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