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Ophelia (1851-1852)

Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Ophelia 1851–1852 Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 111.8 cm Tate Britain, London The scene depicted is from Shakespeare‘s Hamlet, Act IV, Scene vii. See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) | Siddal, Elizabeth (1829-1862)

London from Greenwich Park (1809)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851) London from Greenwich Park exhibited 1809 Oil on canvas, 90.2 x 120 cm Tate Britain, London Like the view from Richmond Hill, that upstream towards the City from Greenwich Park is one of the most prized…

Émile Bernard (1886)

Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de (1864-1901) Émile Bernard 1886 Oil on canvas, 54 x 44.5 cm National Gallery, London On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by Arthur Jeffress 1961. Emile Bernard was a fellow student of Toulouse-Lautrec with a reputation for artistic audacity. He…

Vespertina Quies (1893)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Vespertina Quies (Evening Quiet) 1893 Oil on canvas, 107.9 x 62.2 cm Tate Britain, London This picture evokes a mood of contemplation and stillness. Its Latin title means ‘Evening Quiet’. Burne-Jones is believed to have employed a model…

The Golden Stairs (1880)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) The Golden Stairs 1880 Oil on canvas, 269.2 x 116.8 cm Tate Britain, London This painting is an example of Burne-Jones’s interest in investigating a mood rather than telling a story. He deliberately made his pictures mysterious and…

King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid (1862)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid 1862 Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 63.5 cm Tate Britain, London Compare: Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid 1884 Tate Britain, London     Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Study of a head s.d. National…

King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid (1884)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid 1884 Oil on canvas, 293.4 x 135.9 cm Tate Britain, London This work was based on Alfred Tennyson‘s poem ‘The Beggar Maid’. King Cophetua of Ethiopia falls in love with Penelophon, a…

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…