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Chalk Drawing - Wycliffe reading his Translation of the Bible - Study for Head of Chaucer

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P702
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1845 - 1848

Maker Information

Artist:Ford Madox Brown - View biography for Ford Madox Brown


This is a head study for the figure of Chaucer who stands on the right in front of the poet John Gower in 'Wycliffe reading his Translation of the Bible to John of Gaunt in the Presence of Chaucer and Gower' (1848, oil on canvas, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford).

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

Production Period:19th Century
Medium:Black chalk on paper.

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Height:176 mm
Width:148 mm