Renaud Helps to Build the Cathedral
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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