Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer

Portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer
Plate from The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, on One Hundred and Eight Copper-Plates Engraved by Mr. Houbraken and Mr. Virtue, with Their Lives and Characters by Thomas Birch, D.D. (London: John Knapton, 1756)

Jakob Houbraken, Dutch, 1698 - 1780

Made in Netherlands, Europe



Plate: 14 13/16 x 9 3/8 inches (37.6 x 23.8 cm) Sheet: 18 1/2 x 13 9/16 inches (47 x 34.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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