Avalon

This illustration by Geoff Taylor, was originally used on Avalon, written by Anya Seton,

Original Art

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Avalon


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Avalon 1988 puplished by Coronet. - art by Geoff Taylor
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Description

In this painting by Geoff Taylor the sky is deep rust colour with the sun breaking through the clouds with shafts of light. A rider on a white horse and a young woman, with long braided hair in a yellow dress and a red cloak, stands with her back to him. A series of standing stones line the cliff path that they have walked along. In the background lies water, the sea, and a Viking boat, beyond is a land mass.


Synopsis for Original Title

Historical fiction. Avalon, it is the last quarter of the tenth century, a time of conflict between Church and State, a time of threat from Viking invasions. Amidst the violence comes a knight called Rumon, whose love for the beautiful Merewyn leads them both across the seas to an unknown western land.


Details

Availability

Year1
1988

Medium2
Gouache on Artboard

Size approx.3
27x18 inches or 68x45 cm
Original (£300)

Availabe to License
Yes

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