Image of Beowulf

This 1932 illustration by Rockwell Kent shows the moment in battle between Beowulf and Grendel’s mother after the failure of Unferth’s sword Hrunting (Old English “thrusting”) and before the hero discovers the enormous ancient sword made by giants.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title Beowulf
Publication Date 1932
Call Number Wing folio ZP 983 .P994
Location Special Collections