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The Death of Sir Galahad while taking a Portion of the Holy Grail administered by Joseph of Arimathea

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The Death of Sir Galahad while taking a Portion of the Holy Grail administered by Joseph of Arimathea - Two Full-Length Male Figures Are Identified By Archaic Writing As Joseph Of Arimathea And Sir Galahad. A Youthful Sir Galahad, In Profile To The Left, Dressed As A Knight With A Crown On His Head And A Sword At His Side, Kneels To Receive The Eucharistic Wafer And A Ceremonial Kiss On The Forehead From Joseph Of Arimathea Who Is Standing In Profile To The Right, Wearing A Priestly Robe. Around The Haloed Main Figures Are Three Roundels, Their Subjects Identified By Writing Of The Same Style: The Roundel On The Left Depicts Sir Galahad And The Two On The Right Embracing Couples; Tristan And Iseult In The Top Right And Sir Launcelot And Queen Guinevere Immediately Below.

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  • Accession Number: 1922P19
  • Artist: Simeon Solomon (Artist)
  • Date: 1855 - 1859
  • Medium: Pen And Ink Over Pencil On Paper

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