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William MORRIS

Great Britain 1834 – 1896


The c.1896 Description: drawing for the initial word for 'The parlement of foules', page 313 and 'Troilus and Criseyde', page 470 in the Kelmscott Chaucer, 1896 | also used on page 31 of The floure and the leafe, 1896.
Materials & Technique: prints, drawings, black ink, Chinese white, pencil Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: l.l. ink in S. C. Cockerell's hand "Spielmeyer"
Dimensions: comp 8.5 h x 9.7 w cm sheet 13.7 h x 17.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.164