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Edward Burne-Jones

English artist

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Painter influenced by the art of Dante Gabriel Rossetti whose work became associated of the second phase of Pre-Raphaelitism. Although his worked lacked the social ideals of the Pre-Raphaelites, his mystic, romantic images often represent a world free of industrialism. His paintings are characterized by the influence of Mantegna and Botticelli, but done in a subdued tonal palette.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500001381.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Edward Burne-Jones:

After Edward Burne-Jones The Beginning of the World, 1903 Woodcut or wood engraving
Edward Burne-Jones Beauty, 1889 Collotype after a red-chalk drawing on wove paper
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