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 95]

94 The Finding of Medusa; The Death of Medusa (The Birth of Pegasus and Chrysaor); Perseus Pursued by the Gorgons 1875-6

Bodycolour, gold paint and pen and ink on buff paper 36.8 x 128.4 (14 1/2 x 50 1/2)
Prov: As no.93
Exh: Burlington Fine Arts Club 1899 (117); Chantrey Exhibition 1949 (64); Hayward Gallery 1975 (158); Montreal 1995 (39, col. pl.19); Tate Gallery 1993 (55); Rome 1996 (42, repr. in col.)
Lit: Löcher 1973, pp.100-3, p.20; Harrison and Waters 1973, p.174 repr.

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.94, reproduced in colour p.227