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Design for stained glass
  • Design for stained glass
    Burne-Jones, Edward Coley
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Design for stained glass

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1860-1880. (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burne-Jones, Edward Coley (Sir), born 1833 - died 1898 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brush and wash drawing

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf DR111, box SS1

Physical description

Large brush and wash drawing design touched with white, for a stained glass possibly depicting St. James, Bishop of Jerusalem.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca.1860-1880. (made)


Burne-Jones, Edward Coley (Sir), born 1833 - died 1898 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Brush and wash drawing


Height: 56.75 in Average size, Width: 21.5 in

Object history note

Purchased from Thomas Keynes in 1946.

This design was formerly attributed to Rossetti. It is now considered to be by Burne-Jones who used it in Christ Church at Southgate in 1864, and later in the Savoy Chapel, in 1870.

Descriptive line

Brush and wash drawing design for stained glass, depicting St James, Bishop of Jerusalem by Sir Edward Burne Jones. Great Britain, ca.1860-1880.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.


Paper; White


Brush-work; Drawing


Drawings; Designs; Stained Glass


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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