Pre-Raphaelite Collection on Public Display

Via theatnewspaper.com: LONDON. A collection of 53 pictures by Burne-Jones and his contemporaries is to go on show at Fulham Palace, ending speculation that it might be sold. The works were bequeathed by amateur artist Cecil French to London’s Fulham council (now Hammersmith & Fulham) in 1953. Since 1983 several paintings have been on display at Leighton House in Kensington, with the majority kept in store. (Click to read full article)

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  1. Thanks for letting us know of this Stephanie. I will definitely check out Fulham Palace when these works go on show. I’ve seen some of these works before in Fulham Library about ten years ago. It was only a small show but well worth the visit. I’d do anything to see those drawings again. They changed the way I draw.

    Burne Jones’ pencil studies and portraits are beautiful works of art in their own right. ‘Haunting’ is the only way I can describe them.

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