Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
1865-1866. Oil on canvas. Tate Gallery, London, UK. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
, also called The Bride
, the subject is taken from the Old Testament ‘The Song of Solomon’ and illustrates the lines ‘She shall be brought unto the King in raiment of needlework; the virgins that be her fellows shall bear her company’. The model was Marie Ford