llluminated Manuscript by William Morris

A 56 page illuminated manuscript, containing a number of poems by William Morris, written in his own hand, each page ornamented with elaborate designs of fleurons and leafy branches.

Details

Medium:
Manuscript
Art Fund grant:
£83 ( Total: £418)
Acquired in:
1952
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Also contains paintings and decorations by others in Morris' circle.

Provenance

Lady Burne-Jones

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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