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The Blessed Damozel
The Blessed Damozel
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The Blessed Damozel
"The Blessed Damozel"; taken from a poem by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The 'Blessed Damozel' is in heaven yearning for her lover on earth. The scene shows the Virgin Mary seated in the centre and surrounded by the handmaidens Cecile, Gertrude, Magdelen, Margaret and Rosalys. The pair of lovers can be seen in white on the right.
1895
Guildhall Art Gallery
Permanent Collection
Shaw, John Byam Liston (1872-1919)
Acquired: Purchased / Source: N. Mitchell / Received: 1927
oil
canvas
180cms
Pre-Raphaelite related
1055