Study for Christ the Lord in Glory
Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt ARA (1833-1898)
Pencil on paper
This is one of two drawings in the Bancroft Collection for the mosaic program designed for G. E. Street's protestant church in Rome — St. Paul's within the Walls (1873).
The inscription reads: "Drawing in lead pencil by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, given to me his pupil. A drawing for the Christ of the mosaic in the Apse of the American church, Rome. Matthew Webb August 10th 1908"
Courtesy of the Delaware Art Museum (ace. 1992-70-1)