Sir Dan de Lion looks fierce in his armor astride his horse of the de Lion stables. Another fun flower metaphor, this copyright free image takes a scourge of most gardens and turns him into a protector of the garden.
This vintage image is from the talented artist Walter Crane (1845-1915). It was included in the book A Floral Fantasy In an Old English Garden published in 1899.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.