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Title:The Progenie of Geffrey Chaucer
Date Made:1602
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:sheet: 11 1/4 in x 7 3/4 in; 28.575 cm x 19.685 cm; plate: 10 11/16 in x 7 1/4 in; 27.14625 cm x 18.415 cm; image: 10 5/8 in x 7 1/16 in; 26.9875 cm x 17.93875 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTIONS: recto, upp. ctr. (printed, within plate): THE PROGENIE OF GEFFREY CHAUCER ; recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, within plate): The true portraiture of GEFFREY CHAUCER / the famous English poet as by THOMAS / OCCLEUE is described who lived in his time and was his Sscholar.
Accession Number:  MH 1991.4.686
Credit Line:Bequest of Helene Brosseau Black (Class of 1931)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A simple standing portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer surrounded by genealogical map and family shields.

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