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Edward Burne-Jones, The Sleep of Arthur in Avalon 
This huge painting is 24 feet long and occupied Burne-Jones for more than 17 years. It was still unfinished when he died in 1898.
Click through for a link to Fiona MacCarthy’s analysis of the painting in The Guardian in 2008, written to celebrate the exhibition of the work in the UK. 

Edward Burne-Jones, The Sleep of Arthur in Avalon 

This huge painting is 24 feet long and occupied Burne-Jones for more than 17 years. It was still unfinished when he died in 1898.

Click through for a link to Fiona MacCarthy’s analysis of the painting in The Guardian in 2008, written to celebrate the exhibition of the work in the UK. 

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  1. nathannazareth reblogged this from preraphaelitenotes and added:
    Thank god for awesome people. and holy shit 24 feet? That is insane.
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