The Knight Errant  1870

by John Everett Millais

Oil paint on canvas [br]Support: 1841 x 1353 mm The moonlit scene depicts an act of medieval chivalry in which one such Knight errant, clad in armour, is on the point of freeing a woman who has been stripped and tied to a tree. The woman's clothes lie on the ground to the left and her molesters, assumed to be robbers, are seen fleeing the scene in the top right corner o...
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