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The Love Song (Le Chant d'Amour)

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Inscription

On back in artist's writing: painted in Water colour/ Edward Burne Jones/ 1864

Signed

Lower left on a tablet:E.B.J./ 1865

Provenance

The artist; sold to William Graham (1817-1885, Glasgow); his sale at Christie's, April 3, 1886, no. 153, to Edward Clifford (1844-1907, London); 1887, Martin Brimmer (1829-1896, Boston); by bequest to the MFA Boston. (Accession Date: November 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Bequest of Martin Brimmer

1865

Dimensions

Sheet: 54.9 x 77.7 cm (21 5/8 x 30 9/16 in.) Framed: 86.4 x 109.5 cm (34 x 43 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.2432

Medium or Technique

Transparent and opaque watercolor on paper

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Classifications

Watercolors