The Lady of Shalott - Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites

"What attracted the Pre-Raphaelites to Alfred Tennyson’s poem ‘The Lady of Shalott’? And how did the convex mirror from van Eyck’s ‘Arnolfini Portrait’ come to play an essential role in their depictions of the mysterious weaver and her deadly curse?" - The National Gallery

 

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