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Intermediate study for the Squire's Tale: the knight enters on the steed of brass: 1079/38

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Intermediate study for the Squire's Tale: the knight enters on the steed of brass
Kelmscott Chaucer


Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)


Several differences from final design including the rider and horse being in profile to left and the horse's left foreleg pawing the air, although it is not rearing up.

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


For Kelmscott Chaucer p. 153.

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Components of the work

Support: composed of card Height 173 mm Width 251 mm
Study: Height 130 mm Width 172 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite within drawn rectangular graphite border, on thin card

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1079/38
Primary reference Number: 83048
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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