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Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898



  • Existence: 1833 - 1898


Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898), British artist

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Burne-Jones letter to John Ruskin, 1862 June

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 56
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones writes in reply to a letter from Ruskin. He references a "Harry VIII," a nickname for a shared acquaintance who Georgiana Burne-Jones describes as "the boy." Burne-Jones writes that he has had a hard time seeing in the dark to make his copies for Ruskin. He has completed the "sketch of St. Sebastian" and states "today I make a sketch of the St. Catherine" (of Alexandria?). Burne-Jones and Georgiana are "longing" to be with Ruskin in Milan. "William started yesterday for Venice so...
Dates: 1862 June

Edward Burne-Jones letter to John Ruskin (?), between 1860 and 1890?

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 56
Scope and Contents:

"Dearest Oldie[?] So disappointed & sorry that[?] my reason against Friday is that I have a sitter that day, and shall be in extreme misery as I am always on these occasions - if Thursday would do as well for you I would […] - or today but if Tuesday is your only day be sure & come. Ever your loving Ned."

If, indeed, addressed to 'Oldie' then this is written to John Ruskin. Ruskin signed his letters 'Oldie' in his correspondence with Burne-Jones.

Dates: between 1860 and 1890?

Edward Burne-Jones letter to John Ruskin, between 1885 and 1889?

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 5
Call Number: MSS 56
Scope and Contents: "Ho blessed one, I have just read the last Praeterita - it has been in the house a week - and it is the first time in my life that this has happened that I haven't instantly read Praeterita, Fors, or new book of thine - and it means that I am very down this winter and sad and flat - and old and tired. But it picked me up brightly, and I wish I had lived with you always - and that we had been monks - Joan...
Dates: between 1885 and 1889?

Edward Burne-Jones letter to John Ruskin, 1880s?

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 6
Call Number: MSS 56
Scope and Contents: "My Blessed, Do maids dust your pictures - and if so do they treat you as I am treated? Every morning my engravings, pictures, all my treasures hanging on the wall look like this: [Pen-and-ink sketch of pictures hanging off-kilter on the wall]. Every evening I set them straight and look at them longingly like this: [Sketch of Burne-Jones reclining on a sofa with straightened pictures behind him on the wall]. And every morning again: [Sketch of Burne-Jones crouched below his pictures hanging...
Dates: 1880s?

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1862 early May

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.110
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin says he "has nothing to say for [himself] so [he] won't say it." Ruskin tells Heaton that prior to receiving her letter saying she did not like Edward Burne-Jones's work, Ruskin had asked the artist for some works for her, including a piece for twenty guineas. Ruskin states that Jones will not give him any of the works if he thinks the recipient doesn't really want them but that he "depends" upon the sale and so Ruskin asks if Heaton could take one for the time being. Ruskin says that...
Dates: 1862 early May

Frederick R. Koch collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Abstract: The Frederick R. Koch Collection consists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by Frederick R. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Including individual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensive archives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the lives and works of a range of composers, authors, and other historical figures.Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts, drawings,...
Dates: 1640-1983

Letter : London, to Lady Mount Temple, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box 3: [Barcode: 39002137224797], Folder: GROUP 48, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Letter : Rottingdean, Nr Brighton to T. J. Cobden-Sanderson, 1896 Aug 27

 Part of Collection — Box 3: [Barcode: 39002137224797], Folder: GROUP 48, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

William Morris collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 45

The collection consists of seven letters written by William Morris to friends and acquaintances, and a group of autograph manuscripts by Morris. One manuscript, "The Wood Beyond the World," is accompanied by a drawing made for the book by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, and two impressions of the resulting engraving. Also present is a letter to the American collector Dean Sage regarding one of the manuscripts.

Dates: 1870-1895

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to Ellen Heaton

Call Number: MSS 47
Abstract: The collection comprises 57 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ellen Heaton written from 1855 to 1875 (the bulk from 1855 to 1864). The letters primarily pertain to works by Rossetti, including a number of his works commissioned by Heaton. Works referenced include: Beata Beatrix, Beloved, Bethlehem Gate, Dante’s dream at the time of the death of Beatrice, ...
Dates: 1855-1875

John Ruskin Letters to Ellen Heaton

Call Number: MSS 46

The collection comprises letters from John Ruskin to Ellen Heaton, written from 1855 to 1864.

Dates: 1850-1864, bulk 1855-1864