Good Words (1865): facing p. 413. [Click on image to enlarge it.]. Artist: Paul Gray. Engraver: Dalziels, 1865. Wood-engraving, 4½ x 6¾ inches.
A dramatic illustration for Charles Kingsley’s Hereward the Wake in its original form as a serial. Gray’s expressionistic distortions are at odds with the prevailing aesthetic of ‘poetic realism’.
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Created 18 February 2015