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Preliminary study for The Prioress's Tale: staircase absent: 1079/18

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Preliminary study for The Prioress's Tale: staircase absent
Kelmscott Chaucer


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward



Acquisition and important dates

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


Study for Kelmscott Chaucer, p. 58.

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Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 322 mm Width 201 mm
Upper Sketch Height 132 mm Width 173 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Within drawn graphite rectangle on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Prioresse's Tale 1
  • Location: Recto, above
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1079/18
Primary reference Number: 83007
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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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