Merlin and Arthur
Merlin and Arthur
Merlin and Arthur
Merlin and Arthur
Merlin and Arthur
Merlin and Arthur
Merlin and Arthur

Image credit: City & County of Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Collection

How you can use this image


This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial licence (CC BY-NC).

This image can be reproduced in any way apart from any commercial uses.

Wherever you reproduce the image or an altered version of it, you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s), the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other stated rights holders.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find more images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.



Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

Merlin is standing, he has a long beard and is wearing long flowing robes with a hood. He is talking to a child in his arms who is wearing a crown. The child is the young Arthur.

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery



Merlin and Arthur


bronze & marble


H 52.4 x W 17.2 x D 15 cm;
Plinth: H 6.6 x W 18.5 x D 16.5 cm

Accession number


Work type


Signature/marks description

top of sculpted base: Goscombe John


See a tag that’s incorrect or offensive? Challenge it and notify Art UK.

Help improve Art UK. Tag artworks and verify existing tags by joining the Tagger community.

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Alexandra Road, Swansea, Swansea (Abertawe) SA1 5DZ Wales

This venue is open to the public. Not all artworks are on display. If you want to see a particular artwork, please contact the venue.
View venue