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The Franklyn's Tale: the vision of Aurelius: a1050.24

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The Franklyn's Tale: the vision of Aurelius
Kelmscott Chaucer


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward




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


For page 165 of the Kelmscott Chaucer.

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper Height 153 mm Width 192 mm
Drawn Area Height 129 mm Width 171 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite within drawn graphite border on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 24
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: a1050.24
Primary reference Number: 82894
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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