Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1579 words)

Anna Spydell (Sewannee, University of the South)
Download PDF Save to Bookshelf Tweet Report an Error


Other Resources

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet, ARA, was a British painter, cartoonist, and designer who lived during the second half of the nineteenth century. Sometimes called “The Last Pre-Raphaelite”, Burne-Jones was a part of the second wave of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and at the vanguard of both the Aesthetic art movement and, with longtime friend and collaborator William Morris, the Arts and Crafts decorative movement. With the decorating firm Morris & Co, he became known for his stained glass windows, in which he pioneered the technique of incorporating the leading as a part of the design, outlining the figures within. His paintings brought him great fame during his lifetime, including appointments to the …

Citation: Spydell, Anna. "Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 22 June 2021 [, accessed 23 June 2021.]

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here