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William MORRIS

Great Britain 1834 – 1896


Great Britain 1833 – 1898

The wife of Bath's tale. c.1896 Description: working proof for page 115 of the Kelmscott Chaucer
Materials & Technique: prints, drawings, relief wood-engraving, woodcut, black ink, Chinese white Support: wove paper
Impression: proof

Primary Insc: annotated by in pencil by William Morris, u.l. "frame & 10"; l.l. "Exactly same size"; u.r. "The pencil line / represents the / [left pointing arrow] in new line of / [left pointing arrow] border"
Dimensions: comp 15.4 h x 18.0 w cm sheet 22.1 h x 28.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.154