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Artist NameEdward Burne-Jones (Birmingham 1833 - 1898 London)
TitleThe Head of a Woman in Profile: Study for The Last Sleep of Arthur in Avalon
Date of Artwork1885
Size9 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. • 241 x 149 mm
SignedSigned and dated E.B.J. / 1885 in pencil at the lower left.


Major Charles Sydney Goldman, Trefusis House, Falmouth, and Yaverland Manor, Yaverland, Isle of Wight; By descent to his sons, Commander Victor Robert Penryn Monck and John Goldman Monck, London; Their sale, London, Christie's, 26 April 1963, part of lot 87 ('Studies of Heads - in various media - (four on three mounts)'; H. Shickman Gallery, New York, in 1969; Robert and Helen Mandelbaum, New York; Thence by descent to a private collection, New York, until 2021.

Exhibition History

Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University, Davison Art Center, and South Hadley, MA, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, British Art from the collection of Robert and Helen Mandelbaum, 1978, no.5.</p