Venus Rising from the Sea

Venus Rising from the Sea

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt ARA (1833-1898)


Oil on canvas?

According to the entry in the Sotheby's catalogue, "This present work dates from c. 1870, although the subject originates from a design of 'Venus Rising from the Sea,' part of the Cupid and Psyche series of illustrations to William Morris's narrative 'The Earthly Paradise," which was begin in 1864" (p. 27).

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