Monday, May 31, 2010

Edward Burne-Jones - The Heart of the Rose

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


Juan A. said...

Bellísima composición de Burne-Jones.


Hermes said...

Thank you. How right you are.