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Three copies for sale in one month

[Originally posted 24 November 2015; most recent revision, 5 September 2016.] By coincidence, three copies of the Chaucer are coming up for sale next month (December 2015). (1) Swann, on 1 December (lot 140), will be offering a quarter-linen copy … Continue reading

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A portrait of Robert Catterson-Smith

Tom Riedlinger has recently sent us a scan of this portrait of Robert Catterson-Smith, a pastel painting by T. Murray Bernard Bladon in about 1920. It was for many years owned by the Central School of Arts and Crafts in … Continue reading

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The Catterson-Smith copy

We have always assumed that Robert Catterson-Smith, the young Birmingham artist who revised Burne-Jones’s drawings for the Kelmscott Chaucer, must have received a complimentary copy of the book from Morris, but so far we have been unable to locate it. … Continue reading

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