Una and the Redcrosse Knight, Sir Guyon or of Temperance, and Britomartis or Chastity: plot summary, main characters, and selected paintings.
Una meets a lion who becomes her guard, while the Redcrosse Knight goes to the House of Pride with the deceitful witch Duessa.
Set in a framing story of the Black Death striking Florence, its ten characters each tell ten stories over two weeks. Many fine paintings result.
The most brilliant history painter of his early career, he became a great teacher, and influenced many artists of the 1800s, including Delacroix.
A total of 17 paintings by 13 artists from 11 viewpoints, covering 261 years of art and parliamentary history.