Burne-Jones was largely an outsider in British art, spending much of his life in isolation, but he rose to become a key figure in the art world and is regarded as a pioneer of the symbolist movement and the last of the Pre-Raphaelites.
Much of his work was based on myths, legends and scenes from the Bible, and this retrospective will showcase over 150 of them in a wide variety of media, including painting, stained glass and tapestry.
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