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William MORRIS

Great Britain 1834 – 1896

artist and designer

Allas. 1896 Description: drawing for initial word for 'Boethius', page 323 of the Kelmscott Chaucer, 1896
Materials & Technique: prints, drawings, black ink, Chinese white, pencil Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: u.c. pencil "same size wanted immediately by Mr Keats"; in Morris's hand: u.c. pencil "Troilus The"; l.r. pencil "Book of / Dutchesse"; l.l. pencil "[half an upper case B]". Verso u.r. pencil, in S.C. Cockerell's hand "S. C. Cockerell"
Dimensions: comp 8.4 h x 9.7 w cm sheet 18.1 h x 14.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.163