The Lady, when she saw her champion fall/Staid nto to waite his woeful funerall
Date: 1897
Medium: Ink and wash on paper mounted to board
Dimensions: sheet: 15 5/8 × 12 3/4 in. (39.7 × 32.4 cm)
Illustration Citation: "The Fairie Queene" by Edmund Spenser (London: Dent, 1897): Vol. 1/p. 28 Book 1. Canto II
Credit Line: Acquisition Fund, 2018
Object Number: 2018-19
About: Muckley was trained at the Birmingham School of Art, a late outpost of pre-Raphaelitism and Arts and Crafts philosophy. His talent was recognized and nurtured by Edward Burne-Jones, also a native of Birmingham. Muckley’s illustrations for the 16th century epic poem by Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene were a highpoint in his artistic practice. A particularly popular source for artists of the Victorian period. A tale of chivalry, it was the perfect inspiration for pre-Raphaelite sensibilities.
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