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Title(s):

The Clerk's Tale: Walter with children and Grisilde, in an interior Kelmscott Chaucer

Maker:

Burne-Jones, Edward; draughtsman; British artist, 1833-1898

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

British

Production
Note:

For page 139 of the Kelmscott Chaucer.

Technique:

drawing (image-making)

Material(s):

graphite; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

graphite within drawn graphite border on paper

Dimension(s):

height, drawn area, 129, mm
width, drawn area, 171, mm
height, support, 152, mm
width, support, 196, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1921; Baldwin, Stanley

Provenance:

Sold by the Executors of the Burne-Jones estate, Sotheby's, July 8th, 1919, lot 23; bought Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin, MP

Notes:

See also: 1 sheet of preliminary sketches and 1 trial proof (1079e F.O.F.).

Inscription(s):

; lower right; graphite; 19
; verso; graphite; B

Exhibition(s):

Burne-Jones del Preraffaelismo al simbolismo. 1986-10 - 1986-11
Venue: Galleria Nazionale d' Arte Moderna, Rome
Catalogue number: 156

Documentation:

Robinson, Duncan. 1975. A Companion Volume to the Kelmscott Chaucer.London?: Basilisk Press
Reproduced, plate 19.

Related Object:

1079/35; Two preliminary studies for The Tale of the Clerk of Oxford: Grisilde in an interior with Walter and the children

Accession:

Object Number: 1050.19
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 82111; input: 2002-12-16; modified: 2003-11-19)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/82111





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