Renaud Helps to Build the Cathedral’

Renaud Helps to Build the Cathedral

Fred Mason

Woodcut by Fred Mason

5½ x 4½ inches

Robert Steele,Renaud of Montauban, facing 240.

Another Pre-Raphaelite design, deploying the spatial distortions and cramped space derived from the work of Dante Rossetti and Edward Burne-Jones; it also features the typical Pre-Raphaelite ‘stunner’, with the main figure resembling Rossetti’s drawings and paintings of Jane Morris.

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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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