Geoffrey Chaucer

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Women rejecting marriage proposals in western art history. The Proposal (The Marquis and Griselda) circa 1850 by Frederic George Stephens Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood, Edward Burne Jones, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Art Criticism, John William Waterhouse, Tate Britain, Marriage Proposals, Classical Art, Art Uk

‘The Proposal (The Marquis and Griselda)’, Frederic George Stephens, c.1850 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘The Proposal (The Marquis and Griselda)’, Frederic George Stephens, c.1850 This is a scene from The Clerk’s Tale, one of Geoffrey Chaucer’s fourteenth-century Canterbury Tales. The marquis of Saluzzo has fallen in love with a poor but beautiful peasant girl, Griselda, and is proposing marriage to her. He goes on to subject her to a series of appalling trials to test her love. But Griselda is patient and eventually wins his devotion.The background of this picture was painted…

Works of Geoffrey Chaucer 1912 Theseus returning in triumph Canvas Art - Warwick Goble x Warwick Goble, Geoffrey Chaucer, Greek Pantheon, Best Jigsaw, Indian Theme, 22 November, Classic Paintings, Vintage Artwork, Children's Book Illustration

Warwick Goble - Theseus returning in triumph (from The Knight's Tale, Canterbury Tales, by Chaucer).

This stained glass window features a scene from Chaucer's famous tale of the Prioress. Geoffrey Chaucer, Stained Glass Windows, Scene, Painting, Art, Art Background, Stained Glass Panels, Painting Art, Paintings

The Prioress's Tale by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones

This stained glass window features a scene from Chaucer's famous tale of the Prioress.