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This painting by English artist Arthur Hughes was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria in 1919 with funds from the Felton Bequest. It portrays a scene fromthe well-known ballad of the same name penned in 1819 by Romantic poet John Keats. The…

This work by English artist Arthur Hughes depicts the twelfth-century figure of Rosamund in the garden that King Henry II of England created for her at his royal residence in Oxfordshire. Rosamund was Henry’s mistress. She was reputedly poisoned in…