Chaucer's Canterbury Pilgrims
14 1/16 x 37 3/4 in. (35.7 x 95.9 cm)
(London, England, 1757 - 1827, London, England)
Medium and Support:
Engraving, etching, and drypoint on laid paper
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr.
Location: Not currently on view
Originally printed in 1810.
Reference: Robert N. Essick, "The Separate Plates of William Blake. A Catalogue," Princeton, NJ, 1983: XVI (iv/v).
The gate of the Tabard Inn, in the image, left, bears an inscription; the characters in the procession are identified just below the image; to the sides of the central inscription are faint etched verses, added by the artist to this state. [from Lockhart exhibition catalogue, 1996]
Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr., Geneseo, New York; their gift to the Gallery in 1983
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
This object has the following bibliographic references:
Article Scope: Entry and reproduction.
Candace J. Adelson, ed.
For the Enjoyment of Art: Gifts of Dr. and Mrs. James Lockhart, Jr..
Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press, 1995.
Nancy E. Green.
For the Enjoyment of Art: The Collection of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr. at the Memorial Art Gallery.
Ithaca, NY: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 1996.
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