1959P40 The Marriage of Editha with Sigtrygg, King of Northumbria
|Title:||1959P40 The Marriage of Editha with Sigtrygg, King of Northumbria|
The Marriage of Editha with Sigtrygg, King of Northumbria, 1909
After a design by Ford Madox Brown
Artist: Thomas Matthews Rooke
* This watercolour is a copy of the first window of the south side of the Chancel Clerestory, St Edith's, Tamworth, Staffordshire depicting Athelstan, King of the West Saxon's giving away his sister, St Editha to Sigtrig, King of Northumbria, who places a ring on her finger as Aella, Bishop of Lichfield looks on. The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, holds the original cartoons for this window which date from 1873.
Thomas Rooke worked as Burne-Jones's studio assistant from 1869 until the latter's death in 1898.
Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery,
|Usage Rights:||CC0 - Public Domain|
|Size:||102.32 MB; 5428 x 6587 pixels; 460 x 558 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1436 x 1743 mm (screen at 96 DPI);|