- Museum number
The Return of the Princess, (no 6) from a group of six drawings depicting the legend of 'St George and the Dragon'; figure wearing armour, and woman walking to left, before them three figures, two of which play musical instruments and the third scatters flowers on the ground, beyond row of figures, many playing musical instruments, and in distance buildings
- Production date
Height: 352 millimetres
Width: 424 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Dealer's label attached to back of mount. Barbizon House record, 1935, pl. 21, and text.
See 1954,0508.9. The corresponding painting is in the Bristol Art Gallery.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1975/6 Nov-Jan, London, Hayward Gallery, 'Burne-Jones', no. 92
1976 Jan-Feb, Southampton AG, 'Burne-Jones', no. 92
1976 Mar-April, Birmingham Museum & AG, 'Burne-Jones', no. 92
1994/5 Sep-Jan, BM, 'Pre-Raphaelite Drawings', no. 61
1998/9 Oct-Jan, Birmingham Museum & AG, 'Burne-Jones'
2009/10 Oct-Feb, Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Edward Burne-Jones ...
2010 Mar-July, Bern, Kunstmuseum, Edward Burne-Jones ...
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased by Cecil French, through Barbizon House, at Christie's, London, December 1932, lot 92 as 'The rejoicing maidens singing and making melody'.
- Prints and Drawings
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