Queen Margaret of Anjou taken Prisoner after Tewkesbury Oil Painting - Sir John Gilbert

Queen Margaret of Anjou taken Prisoner after Tewkesbury

Sir John GilbertItem # 316197
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Queen Margaret of Anjou taken Prisoner after Tewkesbury", originally brought to life by the talented Sir John Gilbert. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Sir John Gilbert and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Queen Margaret of Anjou taken Prisoner after Tewkesbury" is a historical painting by Sir John Gilbert, an English artist known for his works that often depicted scenes from literature and history. The painting captures a dramatic moment following the Battle of Tewkesbury, which was a decisive engagement during the Wars of the Roses, a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England.

    The artwork portrays Queen Margaret of Anjou, the wife of King Henry VI of England and a key figure in the Lancastrian faction during the Wars of the Roses, in the aftermath of her army's defeat at the Battle of Tewkesbury on May 4, 1471. The battle resulted in a significant victory for the Yorkists, led by King Edward IV, and effectively crushed the Lancastrian cause, leading to the capture of Queen Margaret.

    In Gilbert's painting, Queen Margaret is depicted as a tragic figure, embodying the despair and defeat of her faction. The scene is often noted for its emotional intensity and the artist's attention to historical detail, as well as its portrayal of the queen's dignity in the face of adversity. The work is emblematic of Gilbert's narrative style, which sought to bring historical events to life through vivid and expressive imagery.

    Sir John Gilbert (1817–1897) was a prolific illustrator and painter, serving as the President of the Royal Watercolour Society and being knighted for his contributions to the arts. His works were widely popular during the Victorian era, and "Queen Margaret of Anjou taken Prisoner after Tewkesbury" stands as a testament to his skill in historical genre painting.

    The painting is significant not only for its artistic merit but also for its historical representation, as it captures a pivotal moment in English history. It serves as a visual exploration of the themes of power, defeat, and the human experience in times of turmoil. As such, it remains an important work for both art historians and those interested in the period of the Wars of the Roses.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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