Very much a Modern Woman, she was in London during the height of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, when she painted her masterpiece of Elaine of Astolat.
Arthur battles the monster Orgoglio, eventually killing him. After the Redcrosse Knight is rescued, he ends up in the Cave of Despair, about to kill himself.
The Redcrosse Knight faces Sansjoy in combat, then flees the House of Pride. Una is almost raped by Sansloy, but resumes her quest for the Redcrosse Knight.
She proves unfaithful to King Arthur, in her public affair with Sir Lancelot. But he may not have exactly been loyal to her either.
The Circe of Arthurian legend, for much of the time she battles with King Arthur. But when he is mortally wounded in battle, they are reconciled. Stories in paintings.
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A new hypertext combining Tennyson’s poetry and superb paintings from those associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Free to download.
Two different legends about Sir Lancelot and a woman falling in love with him. Both are told here with a selection of fine paintings.
Are these beautiful paintings of women and children just eye-candy for middle-class Victorian women?
Tales of knights and doomed maidens, the Lady of Shalott and the quest for the Holy Grail, painted in static tableau.