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The Wife of Bath's Tale: the knight upon horseback, approaching the dishevelled woman: 1050.11

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Titles

The Wife of Bath's Tale: the knight upon horseback, approaching the dishevelled woman
Kelmscott Chaucer

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

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 112 of the Kelmscott Chaucer.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Height 156 mm Width 197 mm
Drawn Area: Height 129 mm Width 171 mm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 10
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: E
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1050.11
Primary reference Number: 82102
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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