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A sheet of fourteeneth-century army costumes has been copied from Henry Noel Humphreys' s 'Illuminated Illustrations of Froissart, Selected from the MS, in the Bibliotheque Royale, Paris, and Other Sources' (1845).

  • Presented by the Friends of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 1985.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Makers

Association Artist Organisation
Artist William Holman Hunt -

Inscriptions

Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
left to right: John King of France 1<8>309 English Army about 1325/ Edward III/ from Sack of Limoges/ Battle of Nevill Cross/ scotch/ Edward Black Prince/ Canterbury/ one of Duke of Anjou army / Earl Flanders/ Citizen of Ghent/ Froissart/ MS Froissart 15th centery/ moor/ MS of 15 Century/ Edward the third throne
- - Handwritten - Pencil
 

Exhibitions

Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
on loan
- Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 1965 - 1985
 

Literature

Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
-
10 October 1985 Sotheby's 66
 
William Holman Hunt: a Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings and Drawings executed up to his departure for the Near East on 13 January 1854
Judith Bronkhurst 1987 PhD (Arts) CIA D8, pp.290-1, pl.88-89
 
Wlliam Holman Hunt: A Catalogue Raisonne
Judith Bronkhurst 2006 Yale University Press, New Haven and London L8

Provenance

By descent in the artist's family to Mrs Elisabeth Burt; sold Sotheby's 10 October 1985 (66 part); Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 1985.

Associated people

Name Type
- Artist

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