The Mill - Girls Dancing to Music by a River, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones

The Mill - Girls Dancing to Music by a River, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones

The Mill-Girls Dancing to Music by a River
Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898)
1870
Great Britain
90.8 x 197.5 cm
Museum no. CAI.8
Bequeathed by Constantine Alexander Ionides

Both the style of this painting and its subject, the Three Graces dancing to the music of Apollo, were inspired by Italian Renaissance art. The models were friends and relatives of Ionides. His cousin Mary Zambaco, who posed for the woman on the far left, was Burne-Jones's lover.