Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

University Life in the Middle Ages
  • Arthur Bowen Davies
    born: Utica, New York, United States ; died: Florence, Italy
  • University Life in the Middle Ages, circa 1898
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ink on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29 x 19.7 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 3/8 x 7 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0042

Scene with figures in medieval costumes running from tent to tent. Each tent has Latin titles inscribed above the entrances. Scene divided by heavy black lines as if a study for a stained glass window.