Skip to main content

Preliminary study for The Squire's Tale: arrival of the knight on the steed of brass: 1079/37

An image of Drawing

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Object information

Titles

Preliminary study for The Squire's Tale: arrival of the knight on the steed of brass
Kelmscott Chaucer

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Description

The study is within drawn rectangular graphite border. The figures are in positions similar to final design however, horse is not rearing up.

Note

For Kelmscott Chaucer, p. 153.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper Height 322 mm Width 202 mm
Study: Height 131 mm Width 173 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite within drawn rectangular graphite border, on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: all [sic] armed save head - horse brass - broad mirror / Land - [?] stand by side / King on dais - minstrels / Canace stands by her pa & ma
  • Location: Recto, above
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1079/37
Primary reference Number: 83046
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Tuesday 30 October 2012 Updated: Tuesday 30 October 2012 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/83046 Accessed: 2021-12-05 04:06:34

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/83046|title=Drawing|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-12-05 04:06:34|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

<div class="text-center my-3"> <figure class="figure"> <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/pdp/pdp63/1079for37.jpg" alt="Preliminary study for The Squire's Tale: arrival of the knight on the steed of brass" class="img-fluid" /> <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Preliminary study for The Squire's Tale: arrival of the knight on the steed of brass</figcaption> </figure> </div>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo