Monday, May 31, 2010

Edward Burne-Jones - The Heart of the Rose


1889
one of a set of three pictures illustrating Chaucer's The Romaunt of the Rose.


signed with initials
38 x 51.5"
with a verse by William Morris:

'The ending of the tale ye see;
The Lover draws anigh the tree,
And takes the branch, and takes the rose,
That love and he so dearly chose.'

Exhibited New Gallery 1893

2 comments:

Juan Antonio said...

Bellísima composición de Burne-Jones.

Saludos.

Hermes said...

Thank you. How right you are.