Psyche Procession, for William Morris, "Earthly Paradise," Kelmscott Press

1890s
Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (English, 1833–1898)


Dimensions

Block: 10.4 x 15.8 cm (4 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.); sheet: 33 x 23.7 cm (13 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1475

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Woodcut probably cut by William Morris for his Kelmscott Press “Earthly Paradise.” . Page has 19 lines of letterpress text: “And so was Psyche…haggard King.”

Inscription

On verso in pen and blue ink: Jan. 18. 1897

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund