Sir Edward Burne-Jones – English artist, designer, was born in Birmingham.
Bern-Jones enrolled in Exeter College, Oxford. There he met William Morris, who became his lifelong friend. Edward left college to study painting in London with Rossetti.
Early works of Bern-Jones show the influence on the artist of the Rossetti style, which was later replaced by the emulation of Botticelli and Mantegna. The success of Edward Burne-Jones grew when he opened the Grouvenor Gallery in 1877.
In the biography of Edward Burne-Jones, two woodcuts were also created. In his days the artist was in high esteem. His refined, ornate works continue to delight.