Portrait of Georgiana Burne-Jones (1840-1920)
Prevailing color of this fine art print is dark and its shape is portrait. Original size is . This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898)
was an English universal artist. He painted, illustrated, made jewellery, tapestries and designed theatrical costumes. He was born into a framer’s family. His mother died a few days after his birth, and so he was brought up by his father and a tyrannical housekeeper. Often, he sought to escape her tyranny into his own mind and imagination, where he surrounded himself with heroic imaginings. While studying theology, he became acquainted with the writer William Morris and painter John Ruskin. Along with Morris, who contributed to his decision to leave his studies at Oxford, Jones founded a company for the production of stained glass. In his masterpieces, the influence of Sandro Botticelli
and Mantegna Andrey is evident. He came to recognition in 1877 at an exhibition at the Grosvenor Gallery, in which he exhibited eight oil paintings. During his life, he managed to marry into the influential English family, the MacDonalds, and attain a noble title. He lived the later days of his life, however, in a depression from the death of his best friend Morris. He was buried in Westminister Abbey.