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Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund (1901-1902)

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund Probably 1901–1902 Oil on canvas, 75.6 x 66.7 cm De Morgan Collection Rosamund was the mistress of Henry II, who built a house for her at Woodstock in Oxfordshire. Legends say…

Glaucus and Nydia (1867)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Glaucus and Nydia 1867 Oil on wood panel, 55.5 x 81 x 4.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Alma-Tadema, one of the most popular Victorian painters, became famous for his depictions of the luxury and decadence of the…

La Famille du peintre (1926)

De Chirico, Giorgio (1888-1978) La Famille du peintre (The Painter’s Family) 1926 Oil on canvas, 146.4 × 114.9 cm Tate Britain, London In the mid-1920s de Chirico reworked many of the themes of his pre-war paintings in the light of his…

The Bedroom (1888)

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) The Bedroom 1888 Oil on canvas, 72.4 x 91.3 cm Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam The portrait of Eugène Boch on the wall: Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890) Eugène Boch 1888 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     While he was in Arles,…

Venus Discordia (1873)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Venus Discordia 1873 Oil on canvas, 128.2 x 209.8 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Born in Birmingham, but of Welsh extraction, Burne-Jones was much admired by early twentieth-century Welsh critics. A friend of William Morris and an associate…

Fair Rosamund (1916)

Waterhouse, John William (1849-1917) Fair Rosamund 1916 Oil on canvas, 96.5 x 72.3 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Fair Rosamund kneels in prayer, waiting for her lover King Henry II. From behind the curtain appears the vengeful Queen Eleanor, who has…