"Madeline Praying" by Edward Henry Wehner (1813–68)

Madeline Praying

Artist: Edward Henry Wehnert (1813-68)

Engraver: Harral [?]

1862

Wood engraving

4 x 3 ½ inches.

Illustration for John Keat's "The Eve of St. Agnes", p. 19

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Wehnert illustrates the following lines:

Full on this casement shone the wintry moon,
And threw warm gules on Madeline’s fair breast;
As down she knelt for heaven’s grace and boon.

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