Tag: Henry II

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…

Fair Rosamund in her Bower (after 1854)

Scott, William Bell (1811-1890) Fair Rosamund in her Bower after 1854 Oil on canvas, 60.3 x 49.5 cm Private collection Comentary by Rupert Maas: Scott first painted the subject of Rosamund in 1854, for exhibition in the Royal Scottish Academy. This…

Fair Rosamond Alone in Her Bower (c.1853)

Scott, William Bell (1811-1890) Fair Rosamond Alone in Her Bower c.1853 Oil on canvas, 68 x 51.4 cm Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow Compare: De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund Probably 1901–1902 De Morgan Collection     Rossetti,…

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…

Evelyn De Morgan

(1855–1919) Evelyn De Morgan, née Mary Evelyn Pickering The artist’s works: Cadmus and Harmonia 1877 De Morgan Collection The Angel of Death I 1880 De Morgan Collection The Little Sea Maid 1880–1888 De Morgan Collection Love’s Passing 1883–1884 De Morgan…

Fair Rosamund (1861)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Fair Rosamund 1861 Oil on canvas, 51.9 x 41.7 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Fair Rosamund (d.c.1176) was the mistress of Henry II. She appears here behind a balustrade in the royal manor of Woodstock. The red…

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

(1828–1882) Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti The artist’s works: Self-Portrait 1847 National Portrait Gallery, London Ecce Ancilla Domini 1850 Tate Britain, London Paolo and Francesca da Rimini 1855 Tate Britain, London Portrait of the Artist 1855 Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Robert Browning 1855 Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Bocca…

Rosamund Clifford

(c.1140-c.1176) called “The Fair Rosamund” or “Rose of the World” Rosa mundi rose. Rosamund in Art: De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund Probably 1901–1902 De Morgan Collection     Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Fair Rosamund 1861 National Museum Wales, Cardiff…

Geoffrey II of Brittany

(1158–1186) Duke of Brittany (1181–1186) 3rd Earl of Richmond (1181–1186) Geoffrey II in Film: The Lion in Winter 1968 Director: Anthony Harvey Starring: Peter O’Toole, Katharine Hepburn   Born September 23 1158 Died August 19 1186 Paris (France) Wife (1181-1186) Constance de Bretagne…

John (England)

(1166–1216) John Lackland, Jean sans Terre King of England (1199–1216) Lord of Ireland (1177–1216) Count of Poitiers (1199–1204) Duke of Normandy (1199–1204) Duke of Aquitaine (1199–1216) John Lackland in Literature: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616): King John (1596) John Lackland in Film: The Lion in…