Burne-Jones, Edward Coley (Baronet, Sir)
British, 19th century, male.
Born 28 August 1833, in Birmingham, England; died 17 June 1898, in Fulham (London), England.
Painter, decorative artist, draughtsman, watercolourist, illustrator. Figures, scenes with figures. Designs for tapestries, designs for stained glass, designs for mosaics.
The son of Edward Richard Jones and Elisabeth Coley, Edward Burne-Jones began to prepare for a career in the church and enrolled as a theology student at Exeter College, Oxford, where a fellow pupil was William Morris. However, his sight of a drawing by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, an illustration for William Allingham’s ...