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La Muerte de Tristan e Isolda. Rogelio De Egusquiza 1910


A woodcut from the legend Tristan and Isolde, (1484), Anton Sorg from Augsbourg.

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Carved ivory casket, German (Cologne), 1180-1200 A.D. The carved images show scenes from the courtship of Tristan and Isolde.

Rogelio de Egusquiza: Tristan and Isolde, detail, 1910. The legend of Tristan and Isolde is the tragic tale of two lovers fated to share a forbidden but undying love. Scholars of mythology believe that the legend originated in Brittany, in western France. In time it was associated with the Arthurian legends and became part of the mythology of medieval Europe, told and retold in various versions and in many languages.

King Mark slew the noble knight Sir Tristram from "The Boys King Arthur"