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print / book-illustration
Proof of an illustration designed by Burne-Jones for the Kelmscott "Chaucer": p.441, 'The Legend of Goode Wimmen'; Philomene, with a woman (Philomela) standing by her loom holding a shuttle in an interior, with a half-woven tapestry with the story of Pholomene and Tereus, looking out of the window. 1896
Wood-engraving on India paper
- Height: 122 millimetres
- Width: 168 millimetres (image area)
- Associated Title: The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer
One of a series of 86 proofs of the illustrations to the Kelmscott Chaucer purchased from Swain (1912,0612.308 to 392) and subsequently mounted into an album
Prints & Drawings
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Object reference number: PPA163339
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