Chaucer (Kelmscott Chaucer).Detail: Troilus and Criseyde. Liber Secundus.
19th c British Arts & Crafts Books & Manuscripts
(Essex, 1834 - 1896, Hammersmith)
Arts & Crafts
London. Victoria and Albert Museum.
Morris oversaw all aspects of the production of the book at the Kelmscott Press and created the decorations. Burne-Jones made 87 woodcut illustrations. The book took four years to produce and was completed in June 1896. It is considered to be the masterpiece of the Kelmscott Press.
MORRIS William | Chaucer (Kelmscott Chaucer). Detail: Troilus and Criseyde. Liber Secundus. | 1892-1896 | British | Arts & Crafts
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