Illustrated letter with self-portrait of Burne-Jones smoking a giant cigar


  • Title

    Illustrated letter with self-portrait of Burne-Jones smoking a giant cigar

  • Artist/maker

    Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833 - 1898)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1893 - 1898
  • Material and technique

    pen and ink on blue writing paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    27.5 x 37.5 x 4 cm volume (height x width x depth)
    17.5 x 22.5 cm sheet (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased (Blakiston, Madan, Bouch, Virtue-Tebbs Funds) with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund, the ACE/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Friends of the National Libraries, the Friends of the Ashmolean, and numerous private donations, 2015.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Harrison Colin, Palmer Caroline, Wodehouse Katherine, Dickinson Harry, Great British Drawings (Oxford, 2015), 122

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