Waterhouse, John William RA (1849-1917): The Lady of Shalott - from the poem by Tennyson, oil on canvas, 121 x 69 cms. Presented to the Corporation of Falmouth in 1923 by Alfred A. de Pass, in memory of his sons. Picture adopted by Lynne and Louisa Brunton.
About the frame
This painting depicts a scene from the poem The Lady of Shalott by Alfred Lord Tennyson. It is a study for the finished work of the same title at Leeds City Art Gallery. Many experts prefer the vitality and energy of this study.