Tag: Queen

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…

La Belle Iseult (1858)

Morris, William (1834-1896) La Belle Iseult 1858 Oil on canvas, 71.8 x 50.2 cm Tate Britain, London This is the only completed easel painting that William Morris produced. It is a portrait in medieval dress of Jane Burden, whom Morris married…

Enée rencontre Didon à Carthage (c.1875)

Cézanne, Paul (1839-1906) Enée rencontre Didon à Carthage (Aeneas Meeting Dido at Carthage) c.1875 Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on buff laid paper, 12 x 18.4 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Verso: See also: • Virgil (70 BC-19 BC)

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…

Caterina Cornaro

(1454–1510) Αικατερίνη Κορνάρο Catarina Corner Queen Consort of Cyprus (1472–1473) Queen of Cyprus (1474–1489) Queen of Jerusalem and Armenia Caterina Cornaro in Art: Bellini, Gentile (c.1429-1507) Caterina Cornaro, regina di Cipro c.1500 Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest   Born November 25…

Salomone e la Regina di Saba (Porta del Paradiso)

Ghiberti, Lorenzo (1378-1455) Salomone e la Regina di Saba (Solomon and the Queen of Sheba) 1425–1452 Gilt bronze Battistero di San Giovanni, Firenze This is the tenth panel of the Gates of Paradise, with the story of Solomon and the Queen of…