In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight the hero, Gawain, has to resist the tempations of Lady Bertilak in the castle while the lord is out hunting. This linocut print, based on fourteenth century illuminated manuscripts, shows the lady trying to seduce Gawain while a ghostly imaging of her shape-shifting husband watches on behind.


From a variable edition of 2, hand printed on a Victorian Albion Press in Cambridgeshire, UK. Signed and editioned by the artist and printed on 250 gsm Somerset Velvet Paper. The printed part of the image measures approximately 6 x 6 inches (15 x 15cm).





The Temptation of Gawain - Original Linocut Print

£30.00 Regular Price
£27.00Sale Price
  • The print will be supplied in a robust cardboard tube, protected by acid-free tissue paper. Postage and Packing in the UK is free of charge; charges for mailing outside the UK are incorporated in the shopping basket.

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