The story of Ginevra and Lancillotto
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Acrylic and coloured pencil
The story of Lancelot and Guinevere’s forbidden love unfolds within the Arthurian legends. Lancelot, a valiant knight of King Arthur’s Round Table, and Guinevere, King Arthur’s wife and queen, developed a secret and passionate love affair.
The affair’s revelation brought turmoil to Camelot. Arthur, upon learning of their betrayal, faced a difficult decision. Some versions of the tale depict Arthur’s decision to burn Guinevere at the stake as punishment for her adultery. Lancelot, driven by his love for Guinevere, intervened to rescue her, leading to further conflict within the kingdom.