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Prologue to the Canterbury Tales: male figure standing in garden, reading book, tree with many small birds: 1050.1

Object information

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Titles

Prologue to the Canterbury Tales: male figure standing in garden, reading book, tree with many small birds
Kelmscott Chaucer
Graphite lines

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Sold by the Executors of the Burne-Jones estate, Sotheby's, July 8th, 1919, lot 23; bought Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin, MP

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Baldwin, Stanley

Note

For page 1 of the Kelmscott Chaucer.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Height 139 mm Width 175 mm
Drawn Area Height 119 mm Width 158 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite within drawn graphite line on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 4
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1050.1
Primary reference Number: 82046
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Prologue to the Canterbury Tales: male figure standing in garden, reading book, tree with many small birds" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/82046 Accessed: 2023-02-02 02:43:59

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/82046 |title=Prologue to the Canterbury Tales: male figure standing in garden, reading book, tree with many small birds |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-02-02 02:43:59|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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