Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from The Age of Rossetti, Burne-Jones & Watts: Symbolism in Britain 1860-1910

EDWARD BURNE-JONES 1833-1898

Designs for 'The Story of Perseus' [see also nos.93 and 94]

95 Atlas Turned to Stone; The Rock of Doom and the Doom Fulfilled; The Court of Phineas; The Baleful Head 1875-6

Bodycolour, gold paint, pencil and chalk on buff paper 36.7 x 148.7 (14 1/2 x 58 1/2)
Inscribed 'fireplace' b.r., 'doo'[r] b.c. and '4.10 1/2' b.r.
Prov: As no.93
Exh: Burlington Fine Arts Club 1899 (118); Chantrey Exhibition 1949 (55); Tate Gallery 1993 (56); Rome 1996 (43, repr. col.)
Lit: Löcher 1973, pp.104-7, pl.21

Tate Gallery. Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1919

[See catalogue entry for no.93]

Published in:
Andrew Wilton, Robert Upstone, and others, The Age of Rossetti, Burne-Jones & Watts: Symbolism in Britain 1860-1910, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, pp.227-8 no.95, reproduced in colour p.228