The Death of Elaine | Homer Watson | 1877

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Size: 16"x12"

Homer Watson's "The Death of Elaine" (circa 1877) is a moving piece that captures the poignant end of Elaine of Astolat, a tragic figure from Arthurian legend. Under the glow of a pale moon, her figure lies serenely on a boat adorned with a bounty of flowers, signifying her young and pure life cut short by unrequited love. A solemn boatman in armor silently ferries her towards the ethereal city of Camelot in the distance, its spires and towers barely visible through the mist. The water's calm, the play of moonlight, and the tranquil expression on Elaine's face lend a somber yet peaceful atmosphere to this narrative painting. Watson's use of light, shadow, and texture gives a mystical quality to the scene, beautifully conveying the legend's melding of romance and tragedy.



A premium quality heavyweight (200gsm) fine art print material with a smooth, clean finish. This museum quality paper is extremely consistent and works perfectly with large, full colour graphics or illustrations. The matte finish emphasizes different highlights and tones in the source artworks; helping to create stunning works of art.

- All prints include a small 0.25 inch white border to ensure space for framing.

Our Eco Credentials Include:

  • FSC approved or sustainably sourced paper
  • Printed using water based inks
  • Local fulfilment reduces carbon emissions
  • Contains no plastic


16’’ x 12’’ Inches = 40.6 cm x 30.5 cm 

24" x 18" Inches = 61 cm x 45.7 cm