Art UK has updated its cookies policy. By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. To find out more read our updated Use of Cookies policy and our updated Privacy policy.

Close
Venus Discordia

Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

How you can use this image

This image can be used for non-commercial research or private study purposes, and other UK exceptions to copyright permitted to users based in the United Kingdom under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised. Any other type of use will need to be cleared with the rights holder(s).

Review the copyright credit lines that are located underneath the image, as these indicate who manages the copyright (©) within the artwork, and the photographic rights within the image.

The collection that owns the artwork may have more information on their own website about permitted uses and image licensing options.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.

Buy a print or image licence

If you like this artwork you can support the collection by purchasing a reproduction as a framed OR unframed art print. We offer a selection of professionally made frames that will make your purchase look great in your home, office or other preferred setting.

Need a digital version for your site or publication? You can purchase a digital licence from Art UK and download an electronic copy of this reproduction.

Notes

Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

Born in Birmingham, but of Welsh extraction, Burne-Jones was much admired by early twentieth-century Welsh critics. A friend of William Morris and an associate of Rossetti and Ruskin, he became the leader of the second phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Intended as a companion to a composition of ‘Venus Concordia’, this unfinished oil painting depicts Venus presiding over a scene of conflict inspired by the four vices, Anger, Envy, Suspicion and Strife.

National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff


Date

1873

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 128.2 x W 209.8 cm

Accession number

NMW A 181

Acquisition method

purchased from a private collection, 1926

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Christie's stencil (?): 529CW No.183 inscribed on stretcher and in various places on verso of frame. 1975 ACGB label for Burne-Jones exhibition on back of frame. 1984 Tate label for Pre-Raphaelite exhibition on backing board.


Tags

You can help us tag artworks on Tagger. The tags above come from the public, and also from an image recognition project run by the Visual Geometry Group, University of Oxford.

National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff (Caerdydd) CF10 3NP Wales

This venue is open to the public. Not all artworks are on display. If you want to see a particular artwork, please contact the venue.
View venue