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Order of Chaucer: 1079/1

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Order of Chaucer
Kelmscott Chaucer


Author: Burne-Jones, Edward



Measurements and weight

Height: 323 mm
Width: 202 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1922) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Handwriting : Pen and brown ink on blue lined, white laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Type: Watermark

Inscription present: [ ] indicates graphite, all other inscriptions brown ink

  • Text: Order of Chaucer / 1 The Tales [-7] / 2 ABC of Chaucer --------------- / 3 Complaint of Pity / 4 Complaint of Mars / 5 Complaint of Venus / 6 Complaint of Anelyda against the False Arcite / 7 The Former Age / 8 Good Council of Chaucer / 9 A Proverb / 10 Lines to Scogan / 11 Lines to Buckton / A ballad of Gentlesse / 13 Visage sans Peinture / Complaint to his Purse } minor poems making in all 13 p.p / 15 Romaunt of the Rose [17] / 16 Parliament of Fowles [6] / 17 Boethius [2] / 18 Death of Blanche the Dutchess [1] / 19 The Astrolabeie [1] 20 Legend of Good Women [12] / 21 House of Fame [6 at least] / 22 ('Troil' crossed out) Troilus & Cressida ['8' (crossed out) 12]
  • Location: Throughout
  • Method of creation: Brown ink and graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1079/1
Primary reference Number: 82984
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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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