Hunt 'The Lady of Shalott', from Alfred Tennyson Poems
11647.e.59 10.5x9.5 cm
Wood-engraved by John Thompson
respecting these woodcuts, that if you have been in the habit of
looking at much spurious work, in which sentiment, action, and style
are borrowed or artificial, you will assuredly be offended by all
genuine work, which is intense in feeling.'
(John Ruskin The Elements of Drawing, 1857)