Prologue and Epilogue Illustrations for Chaucer's "Troilus and Cressida"

1894
Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (English, 1833–1898)


Dimensions

Sight: 47.6 x 32.4cm (18 3/4 x 12 3/4in.) Image (each): 18.9 x 24.7 cm (7 7/16 in. x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.746

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Graphite, top: "THE BOOK OF TROILVS [decorations] PROLOGVE"
Within top image: "CHAVCER / TROY / CVPID"
Within bottom image: "TROY / CHAVCER"
Bottom right: "PROLOGVE / E B-J 1894"

Provenance

P & D Colnaghi, London; from whom purchased September 18, 1958

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund