Geoffrey Chaucer reading the "Legend of Custance" to Edward III and his court
Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893)
Oil on canvas
123.2 x 99.1 cm.
Accession no. NO2063 (purchased 1906)
Source: Art UK
This is a replica of a much larger original exhibited in 1851, which now hangs in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. [Commentary continues below.]
Commentary and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee.
Available for re-use on the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence. [Click on the image to enlarge it, and mouse over the text for links.]