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William Holman Hunt and Typological Symbolism by George P. Landow Part 5

In the final concluding chapter, Landow moves on to the other member of the Pre-Raphaelite circle. He commences by asserting that James Collinson seems to have been the first to introduce typology although I am not entirely sure that this doesn’t undo an earlier assertion that Hunt was first to introduce pre-figurative symbolism via Ruskin). 1,919 more words

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Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

I thought William Westall’s “The Commencement of the Deluge” might be a nice complement to the Crystal Wagner “Deluge” installation I posted about a few days ago. 54 more words

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Ruby

On holiday this year I visited the lovely Penlee House Gallery, hoping to see one of their (relatively) recent acquisitions: Ruby, by Thomas Cooper Gotch. 339 more words

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John Everett Millais at The Tate, Sept 8

Millais is a trained artist from a young age. He spent many years of his childhood and adolescence in school focusing on his art, winning many awards and being regarded as the future of British art. 651 more words

Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

William Powell Frith, who artist who painted “Ramsgate Sands”, was noted for big, narrative works like this.  For Frith, it wasn’t enough that “every picture tells a story” — every picture tells a multitude of stories.  156 more words

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The Passover in the Holy Family by Rossetti

Here meet together the prefiguring day
And day prefigured. “Eating, thou shalt stand,
Feet shod, loins girt, thy road-staff in thine hand,
With blood-stained door and lintel,” – did God say… 94 more words

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The Lady of Shalott -- Tennyson's poem set to music by Loreena McKennitt

There are many Lady of Shalott paintings.   It was a favorite subject of Pre-Raphaelite painters inspired by Tennyson’s poem.   Here is a beautiful music setting with words of the poem.

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John reblogged this on onemcdonaldroad and commented:

I posted this on my music blog, but it also is good for the art blog. There are some fine Lady of Shalott paintings on this video.