¶ Morris — Proofs of “Cupid and Psyche” illustrations (1860s?)

July 2, 2015

19th cent.

Morris, William. A bound collection of proofs of illustrations for “The story of Cupid and Psyche.”

The illustrations were designed by Edward Burne-Jones and engraved by Morris and a few of his friends. They date from the 1860s, but the planned illustrated edition of The earthly paradise was never completed or published.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 302.

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Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor)
Photograph by WSP

 

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