• Edward Burra
  • Daniel 6 1944

    "...and behold, there stood before the river a ram which had two horns: and the two horns were high.... (Ch. 8)



    One of nineteen sketches for Miracle in the Gorbals

    variously pen, black ink, bodycolour, gouache and pencil

    approximately 4 ¼ x 5 ½ in / 11 x 14 cm



    Adapted by Robert Helpmann from the play The passing of the Third Floor by Michael Benthall

    C.B.E, The Miracle of the Gorbals (1944) was a Christian allegory set in a modern Glasgow slum. Burra designed set and costumes.