Childe Rolande to the Dark Tower Came by Sir Edward Burne-Jones

A knight in armour is surrounded by a mass of sunflowers.

Details

Medium:
Pen & ink with grey wash
Dimensions:
43 x 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £15,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
Christie's

Illustrates Browning's poem 'Childe Rolande to the Dark Tower Came' published in 'Men and Women' (1855).

Provenance

Probably acquired from the artist by John Ruskin; F.S.Ellis by c.1878; Arthur West.

Venue details

The Higgins Bedford Castle Lane, BEDFORD Bedfordshire MK40 3XD 01234 718618 www.thehigginsbedford.org.uk

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