This is one of seven drawings in Birmingham's collection for Chaucer's 'Legend of Good Women', six of which were used for the bay window of the Combination Room, 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
from buildings/ Ant./ W/ Imago Ariadnes Mart/ Imago Lucretiae Mart/ lining/ lining/ (lin.?)
Caption Front Handwritten - sepia ink and pencil. written in the artist's hand


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Morris & Company in Cambridge
76 (5) Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge 1980-09-01 - 1980-11-01
Burne-Jones: Dal Preraffaelismo al Simbolismo
91 Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome 1986-10-08 - 1987-11-23
Morris, Burne-Jones and Chaucer
no cat. no William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow 1991-07-30 - 1991-10-06
L'Amore: dall'Olympico all'Alcova
3,7, repro 153 Mole Antonelliana, Turin 1992-05-30 - 1992-10-04
Simply Stunning: The Pre-Raphaelite Art of Dressing
39, repro Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum 1996-06-15 - 1996-08-31
39, repro Burton Art Gallery, Bideford 1996-09-07 - 1996-10-18
39, repro Cartwright Hall, Bradford 1996-11-02 - 1997-01-19
Hidden Burne Jones
23 Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 2007-04-04 - 2007-07-01
23 Leighton House, London 2007-10-14 - 2008-01-25
The Fabric of Myth
- Compton Verney, Warwickshire 2008-06-21 - 2008-09-07


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
William Morris Tiles
Hilary Myers, Richard Myers 1996 Richard Dennis, Somerset fig. 128
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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