One of seven designs in Birmingham's collection for Chaucer's 'Legend of Good Women', six of which were used in the bay window of the Combination Room at Peterhouse College, Cambridge.

  • Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Imago Amoris/ let nimbus quite [cut off]/ Imago Alcestis Martyris/ in black letters/ lining/ lining/ lining/ lining
Caption Front Handwritten - Pencil/ pen. handwritten by the artist


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Morris & Company in Cambridge
76 (7) Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge 1980-09-30 - 1980-11-16
William Morris and the Middle Ages
167 Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester 1984-09-28 - 1984-12-08


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons Ltd, Derby p. 133
The Stained Glass of William Morris and His Circle
A Charles Sewter 1975 Yale University Press, New Haven Vol. II: pp. 45, 207
William Morris Tiles
Hilary Myers, Richard Myers 1996 Richard Dennis, Somerset fig. 126
Edward Burne-Jones: Victorian Artist-Dreamer
John Christian, Stephen Wildman 1998 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York p. 97
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
Elisa Korb, Tessa Sidey 2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 64


Charles Fairfax Murray

Associated people

Name Type
Geoffrey Chaucer Author

Associated places

Name Type
Peterhouse College, Cambridge Made for

Associated organisations

Name Type
Morris & Co Realised by

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