rogelio de equsquiza

Tristan and Isolde painting by Rogelio de Equsquiza, Spanish, 1845-1915.

 Isolde uses her love potion on Tristan who gets into a serious sword fight with King Marke over  her. When Isolde reaches him, Tristan dies and Isolde dies soon after in this Romeo/Juliet style story.

 Opera written by Wilhelm Richard Wagner, German, 1813-1883, based on a story by Gottfried von Strassburg, German, (??-1210).