Head: Study for "Sibylla Delphica"

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt ARA (1833-1898)

Signed with initials and dated 1874

Pencil on paper

8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, 21.5 x 14 centimetres.

This drawing was made in 1874 as a study for the painting of 1877 entitled Sibylla Delphica in which a priestess in orange-coloured robes is reading the oracle from leaves of the sacred laurel. (Now in the Manchester City Art Gallery).

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