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Pencil Drawing - Chaucer's 'Legend of Good Women' - Drapery Studies for Figure of Philomela

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P16
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1863 - 1864

Maker Information

Artist:Sir Edward Burne-Jones - View biography for Sir Edward Burne-Jones


One of a series of figures to be executed as embroidered hangings, illustrating Chaucer's 'Dream of Good Women', for John Ruskin (1819-1900).

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on cream toned paper.

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Height:327 mm
Width:276 mm