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Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898)

Artist and designer born in Birmingham in 1833 as Edward Jones. He was educated at Exeter College, Oxford, where he first met William Morris. Jones became a pupil of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and developed his characteristic Pre-Raphaelite style, which is found throughout his work as a painter, book illustrator and designer of tapestries and stained glass. Jones first designed stained glass in 1856, and following several notable works made by James Powell & Sons, he joined Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. in 1861. When the firm was reformed as Morris & Co. in 1875 under Morris' sole control, Burne-Jones became responsible for designing most of the figures and scenes for the stained glass made by the firm. His designs continued to be used by Morris & Co. long after his death in 1898, and his work was influential on others, notably Henry Holiday and his circle.

Edward Coley Burne-Jones was knighted in 1894, and his last major window was made for the west wall of the church at Hawarden.

Flickr Edward Burne-Jones Group

Further reading

William Waters, Damozels and Deities: Pre-Raphaelite Stained Glass 1870–1898 (Abbots Morton: Seraphim, 2017), pp. 47–167 and further references.

Edward Burne-Jones (London: Tate, 2018).

Douglas E. Schoenherr, 'Edward Burne-Jones's Account Books with Morris & Company (1861-1900): An Annotated Edition' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xxxv (2011), 78–241.

Fiona MacCarthy, The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination (London: Faber & Faber, 2011).

A. Charles Sewter, The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle (New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1974).

A. Charles Sewter, 'The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle: A Catalogue' (New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1975).




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  Crucifixion with the Four Evangelists Crucifixion with the Four Evangelists
firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
designer: William Morris
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
designer: Ford Madox Brown
1868
Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff
south choir aisle
  Moses with St John the Baptist and St Paul Moses with St John the Baptist and St Paul
firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
designer: William Morris
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
1868
Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff
north wall of the north aisle
  David, St Stephen and Samuel with scenes from the Gospels. David, St Stephen and Samuel with scenes from the Gospels.
firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
designer: William Morris
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
1869
Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff
south wall of the south aisle
  Apostles and Characters from the Book of Genesis Apostles and Characters from the Book of Genesis
firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
designer: William Morris
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
designer: Ford Madox Brown
1869
Church of St John the Baptist, Cardiff
north wall of the north aisle
  St Stephen and St Peter St Stephen and St Peter
firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
designer: William Morris
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
designer: Ford Madox Brown
about 1870
Church of St Llwchaiarn, Llanllwchaiarn, Powys
south wall of the nave
  The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John
patron: John Prichard
firm/studio: Morris & Co.
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
1873
Church of St Illtyd, St Gwynno and St Dyfodwg, Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff
east wall of the chancel (window number: I)
  The Nativity with Michael and Raphael, and Scenes from the Gospels The Nativity with Michael and Raphael, and Scenes from the Gospels
firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
1873
Church of St Michael, Forden, Powys
east wall of the chancel (window number: I)
  Virgin and Child with St Bernard and St David  Virgin and Child with St Bernard and St David
firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
1873
Church of St Mary, Margam, Neath Port Talbot
west wall
  St Simon, St Peter, St Jude and Scenes from the New Testament St Simon, St Peter, St Jude and Scenes from the New Testament
firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
designer: William Morris
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
designer: Ford Madox Brown
1874
Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff
north wall of the north aisle
  Christ with St Peter and St John Christ with St Peter and St John
firm/studio: Morris & Co.
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
1877
Church of St John the Baptist, Newton, Swansea
east wall of the chancel




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