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The Romance of the Rose: Mirth and Gladness in the garden: 1050.36

Object information

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Titles

The Romance of the Rose: Mirth and Gladness in the garden
Kelmscott Chaucer

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 253 of the Kelmscott Chaucer.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Height 157 mm Width 202 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: MIRTHE & GLADN / Romance of Rose
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 8
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 37
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1050.36
Primary reference Number: 82134
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Romance of the Rose: Mirth and Gladness in the garden" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/82134 Accessed: 2024-07-24 04:56:46

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