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"The Frankelyn's Tale," Illustration to "The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Kelmscott Press"

1896
Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (English, 1833–1898), Cut by William Harcourt Hooper (English, 1834–1912)


Dimensions

Block: 13 x 16.8 cm (5 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.); Sheet: 20.9 x 28.9 cm (8 1/4 x 11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1547

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof touched by artist in opaque white watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite pencil across top margin: "These two men's heads and some parts of the flame have been touched by Sir E B-Jones"

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund