The Death of Elaine | Homer Watson | 1877

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Size: 14"x11"
Frame Style: Black Frame

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 armour 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.



Created from high-quality wood, milled with simple clean lines and presented with a satin finish. Includes an off-white mount that will not discolour or fade with age.

All framed prints feature our premium fine art paper. This is a museum-quality paper which reproduces photography and artworks with exceptional tonality and renders sharp details with consistent flatness and accuracy.


For the matted / mounted prints we use a thick 1.4mm window mount cut from premium, textured mountboard. All mounts are "conservation grade", FSC certified, 100% acid free, and will not discolour or fade with age.

  • Simple, elegant design
  • Premium, fine art paper with a gently textured surface
  • Handmade by specialist picture framers
  • FSC certified off-white mat / window mount
  • Delivered ready for hanging