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Rossetti and Jane Morris at Cartwright Hall Museum

We went to Cartwright Hall this morning to see Rossetti’s paintings of Jane Morris. I used to do huge pavement drawings many moons ago. Pre-Raphaelites were always a money spinner so I’ve spent many long hours on my hands and knees copying her likeness – poring over her face and her hands with their astonishingly long fingers. 28 more words

Caine Prize Writing Workshop 2014: Interview with Publisher, Jane Morris

amaBooks holds a lot of significance for me, personally, as the first publisher to accept my work aged 22. Every time Jane Morris (amaBooks co-founder) and I meet, the exchanges are effervescent and full of laughter. 1,425 more words


Jane Morris - Pre-Raphaelite Muse

Jane Morris, posed by Rossetti by John R Parsons, 1865 via theredlist

Jane Morris (née Jane Burden 1839 –  1914) was an English artists’ model who embodied the Pre-Raphaelite ideal of beauty. 165 more words


A bit of culture on a Sunday afternoon ...

I don’t often do anything of a cultural nature on a Sunday but today was different.  I saw a talk advertised and thought to myself, well that sounds interesting. 415 more words


Sunday Morning -- Pre-Raphaelite of the Week

The model for Beatrice was Jane Morris, the wife of William Morris.  In fact, it looks like Rossetti used her as the model for all the women in this painting. 43 more words