A Painted Cabinet by William Burges

Designed for Burges's own use.

Details

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
188 x 120 x 71 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £34,000)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Dan Klein

Medieval in form and painted, probably by Frederick Weeks, with Adam's reclothing after his explusion from Eden and with a frieze of man's toilet accessories such as hairbrush, shaving-brush etc. The stand has been added later.

Provenance

William Burges, until recently in a collection in New York.

Venue details

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

Entry details

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