Edward Burne-JoneseBook - 2011
Sir Edward Coley Burne Jones (1833-1898) was a master of drawing, painted glass and ceramic art. Initially impressed to the quick by Botticelli, Mantegna and Michelangelo, he later turned to Gabriel Rossetti and the early Pre- Raphaelites. Little concerned with the details of daily reality, he probed medieval literature for new themes and produced works that idolize Victorian values and the Englishwoman. These ancient legends gave him a freedom of expression elsewhere denied in a society dominated by Queen Victoria, famous if not notorious for always dressing in black. Burne-Jones was the epito.
Publisher: New York : Parkstone International, 
Characteristics: 1 online resource (80 pages) : color illustrations