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Thursday, June 17, 2010
Edward Reginald Frampton - Elaine
oil on canvas signed 'E. Reginald Frampton' 25 x 15" 1921 (three years before his death) RA 1921 Elaine - the lily maid of Astolat, guarding the shield of Lancelot a subject from the Morte d'Arthur, or more likely Tennyson's version of it.
Elaine the fair, laine the loveable, Elaine, the lily maid of Astolat, High in a chamber up a tower to the east Guarded the sacred shield of Lanceolot