Fair Rosamund and Queen Eleanor

Edward Burne-Jones1861

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: Fair Rosamund and Queen Eleanor
  • Date Created: 1861
  • Location Created: Rome
  • Subject: "Henry II (1133–1189), king of England, duke of Normandy and of Aquitaine, and count of Anjou", "Clifford, Rosamund [called Fair Rosamund] (b. before 1140?, d. 1175/6), royal mistress", "Eleanor [Eleanor of Aquitaine], suo jure duchess of Aquitaine (c.1122–1204), queen of France, consort of Louis VII, and queen of England, consort of Henry II", labyrinth, interior, Pre-Raphaelite, queen (person), women, music, musical instruments, death, murder, protection, thread, mirror, curtain, costume, pots, pans (containers), lute, painting (visual work), historical subject, portrait, jealousy
  • Physical Dimensions: w37.5 x h49.5 cm
  • Location: Bay N02, 201
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Signed and dated, in red paint, lower right: "EBJ | 1861" (initials in monogram)
  • Inscription: No inscription
  • Artist: Edward Burne-Jones
  • Type: painting
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669296
  • Medium: Mixed media on paper