KING ARTHUR & EXCALIBUR. King Arthur sees the sword Excalibur in the lake: illustration
KING ARTHUR & EXCALIBUR.
King Arthur sees the sword Excalibur in the lake: illustration from a 1923 edition of King Arthur and His Knights
1923, Armor, Arthur, Druid, Early, Excalibur, Fairy Tale, Horse, Horseback, Horseman, Illustration, King, Lady Of The Lake, Lake, Magician, Man, Medieval, Merlin, Mystic, Mysticism, Occult, Rider, Royal, Sword, Wizard, Women
Excalibur being reclaimed by the Lady of the Lake, 1893. Artist: Aubrey Beardsley
Excalibur being reclaimed by the Lady of the Lake, 1893. A hand emerging from the lake to reclaim Excalibur, the sword which, according to legend, the young Arthur pulled from the stone to prove he was the rightful king. The sword was returned to the lake upon Arthur's death. From Thomas Malory's Le Morte Darthur
© Ann Ronan Picture Library / Heritage-Images