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The Wife of Bath's Tale: the knight in his bedchamber, before his loathsome bride: 1050.12

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Titles

The Wife of Bath's Tale: the knight in his bedchamber, before his loathsome bride
Kelmscott Chaucer

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

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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 114 of the Kelmscott Chaucer.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Height 152 mm Width 195 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: 12
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: D
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1050.12
Primary reference Number: 82103
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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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