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The Eve of St Agnes
The Eve of St Agnes
11096
The Eve of St Agnes
"The Eve of St Agnes"; or "The Flight of Madeline and Porphyro during the Drunkeness attending the Revelry"; the subject is taken from Keats' poem of the same title. According to the legend of the Eve of St Agnes (21st January) young women are able to foresee a glimpse of their future husbands.
1848
Guildhall Art Gallery
Permanent Collection
Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910)
For supporting sketches see Record nos: 11096 & 13813. Acquired: Donated / Source: Sir Charles Wakefield, Sir George Touche & Sir Francis Agar / Received: 1924
oil
canvas
113cms
Pre-Raphaelite related
1033