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Layout for ?Canon Yeoman's Tale: an interior with two figures flanking a central, winged figure: 1079/2.6

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Titles

Layout for ?Canon Yeoman's Tale: an interior with two figures flanking a central, winged figure
Layout plans
Kelmscott Chaucer

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

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Description

Recto, one drawing and one empty border. Verso, two empty borders.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1922-04) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Note

Layout plans for Kelmscott Chaucer.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Leaf Size Height 323 mm Width 202 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Canterbury Tales / history of St. Cecilia; / Canon Yeoman's tale none / Doctor of physic. Virginius & Virginia. none. / pardoner's tale - death & the sisters; / 1st picture ['corpse going by / candles - seen / out of window if / I like / 3 rioters standing / up & cursing / death - holding / their h[?]s up /' (crossed out)] / leave out this / & t[?]l it / on next page
  • Location: Recto, throughout
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: death & the / rioters - / make the / rioters digging / at foot of [?] / old man going / away. / deaath laughing / at them behind / the tree -; / shipmen's tale none / Prioresses tale / little boy / going to school / & singing his / song
  • Location: Verso, throughout
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1079/2.6
Primary reference Number: 86314
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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