Sir Galahad and an Angel
Alternately titled: Alma Mater and Mr. Woodward
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Subject: “Sir Galahad, standing with head bowed and hands joined, being armed with a sword by an angel (or possibly ungirded?), who shelters him with outspread wings, and kisses him on the forehead.” (Surtees, A Catalogue
Raisonné I. 55).
Model: Possibly Benjamin
Woodward, the architect of the Oxford Union debating hall.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1