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Guinevere and Iseult: Cartoon for Stained Glass


William Morris

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Guinevere and Iseult: Cartoon for Stained Glass




In 1862 the Bradford merchant Walter Dunlop commissioned a series of stained glass windows from Morris, Marshall, Faulkner and Company. The resulting set of thirteen windows illustrated the story of Tristram and Iseult and was installed in Dunlop's home, Harden Grange, near Bingley in Yorkshire. This is one of four subjects that Morris made for the commission. Studies for two of the designs Burne-Jones contributed are included in the exhibition. The other artists involved were Madox Brown, Rossetti, Arthur Hughes and Val Prinsep. The thirteen stained glass windows can now be found in Bradford City Art Gallery.
Gallery label, July 1993

Medium: Chalk, graphite and watercolour on paper
Credit line: 'Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1940'

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Harden Grange Farm, Harden, Bingley, England



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