Burne-Jones Edward (Burne-Jones Edward)( English painter, draftsman, a master of arts and crafts.)
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Born in Birmingham on Aug. 28, 1833. Together with William Morris studied painting with DG Rossetti. During several trips to Italy, became acquainted with the works of Italian masters 15 in., Artistic heritage has had a decisive influence on the formation of a picturesque manner of Burne-Jones. Probably the most successful may be called his works in various areas of monumental and decorative art, magnificent stained glass windows, mosaics. Sometimes his paintings decorative spot dominates the picture as a picture Mill (1870-1872, London, Victoria and Albert Museum). The predominance of linearity in the composition could be dictated by the picture's plan, as in a series of Perseus, or the desire to pass rapidly directed movement, as in the song Days of Creation. Influence of creativity on the art of Rossetti Burne-Jones conclusively. It also became apparent in the types of characters, and decorative, and capriciousness picture. Burne-Jones died in London on 17 June 1898.