Details: This poster is of The Accolade, by Edmund Blair Leighton. It shows a knight kneeling in front of a lady. She is giving him an accolade, which is the conferring of knighthood. This comes on thick stock paper.
Edmund Blair Leighton (September 21, 1853-September 1, 1922) was an English painter associated with the Pre-Raphaelite and Romantic styles. Leighton was the son of the artist Charles Blair Leighton. He was educated at University College School, before becoming a student at the Royal Academy Schools. He married Katherine Nash in 1885 and they went on to have a son and daughter. He exhibited annually at the Royal Academy from 1878 to 1920.