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[burn-johnz] /ˈbɜrnˈdʒoʊnz/
Sir Edward Coley
[koh-lee] /ˈkoʊ li/ (Show IPA),
1833–98, English painter and designer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The works of Whistler and Burne-Jones, once derided as eccentric, are now accepted as the commencement of great traditions.

    Aubrey Beardsley Robert Ross
  • It was the fashion of the movement which sprang from Morris and Burne-Jones.

  • The music was lovely, and there were beautiful stained-glass windows by Burne-Jones and Morris.

    A Cathedral Courtship Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • She was no angel yet, though Mr. Burne-Jones might have taken her for a model.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • Watts, Rossetti and Burne-Jones were harking back to antiquity for inspiration.

    The Tapestry Book Helen Churchill Candee
  • I had no idea that the Burne-Jones angel I promised you was the daughter of that disgraceful man.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • Giorgione never wrought so well as Burne-Jones, because he lived in a different age—all art is an evolution.

  • Burne-Jones must have gotten the idea for his famous picture from such a scene.

    Wanderings in Ireland Michael Myers Shoemaker
  • Many people at this time put me in conceit with my son, including dear Burne-Jones with his splendid gift of impulsive enthusiasm.

    The Story of My Life Ellen Terry
  • Mr. Burne-Jones remembers hearing it in his youth in Warwickshire.

British Dictionary definitions for Burne-Jones


Sir Edward. 1833–98, English Pre-Raphaelite painter and designer of stained-glass windows and tapestries
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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