Description I know a maiden fair to see, take care, 1868 (oil on paper laid down on canvas) by Perugini, Charles Edward (1839-1918); This picture illustrates a passage from a German ballad translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 1843: 'I know a maiden fair to see, / Take care! / She can both false and friendly be, / Beware! Beware! / Trust her not / She is fooling thee.'
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