Good Words for 1862

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Burne-Jones designed this wood engraving at the outset of his career, choosing deliberately simplified forms to demonstrate his admiration for medieval art and the work of his mentor Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The illustration accompanies Forsyth’s poetic retelling of a Norse saga and shows a young Norwegian king bidding the maiden he loves farewell as he departs on a crusade.

Good Words for 1862, Norman Macleod (British, Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland 1812–1872 Glasgow), Illustrations: wood engraving

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