Willows whiten, aspens quiver

Walter Crane, RWS 1845-1915



7 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches.

Houghton Library, Harvard University

Crane's illustration for Tennyson's "The Lady of Shalott," a poem that inspired an enormous number of paintings, is one of the few that depicts the poem's setting rather than the tragic artist-figure of the Lady