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Jane Morris-The Muse

Until 21st September 2014, there is an exhibition at The Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight. It is called ‘Rosetti’s Obsession:Images of Jane Morris. 315 more words

The Rossettian Hand

There is a particular recurring detail of Rossetti’s images of women which once seen, for some reason, cannot be unseen: the emphasis on hands. In his later work Rossetti frequently elongates the palms and fingers of his female sitters (particularly those of Jane Morris), exaggerating their lengths sometimes to impossibility. 783 more words

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

John Parsons: Jane Burden (the future Jane Morris) c1855

Dante Gabriel Rossetti employs John Robert Parsons, a professional photographer, to make portraits of his lover –  the pale woman with the original pre-Raphaelite hair, Jane Burden. 40 more words

Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

“On the centenary of her death a new exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery explores the role of Jane Morris as Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s chief muse and the embodiment of Pre-Raphaelite beauty. 

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Jogging, Darts, and other ridiculous lies

OMG, you guys, this is it…my final regular show review before FRINGE! I’m a little nervous about it…this one has to be the BOMB, you know what I’m saying? 509 more words


Janey Morris: Pre-Raphaelite Muse

2014 marks the centenary of Jane Morris’s death, and to mark this the National Portrait Gallery have a small exhibition devoted to images of Janey. This includes photographs and paintings of her friends and family, including a marvellous, though unsmiling, photographic portrait of the Morris and Burne-Jones families which gives a real sense of how closely the families were entwined (and explains why the children were described as ‘medieval brutes’). 211 more words