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review: a curl of copper and pearl by kirsty stonell walker

As someone who is obsessed with the artists who sprang forth from the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the women who were a part of their lives, I’ve been a follower of Ms Walker’s blog, … 590 more words

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Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s watercolour version of “Venus Verticordia,” mentioned here a couple of months ago, sold at auction this week.

The painting went for £2,882,500 ( $4,522,931), well above the £1,000,000-1,500,000 pre-sale estimate.  358 more words

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Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

Sotheby’s will auction Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s watercolour version of “Venus Verticordia” this December.  The painting is expected to sell for £1,000,000-1,500,000.

The model for the face in the painting was Alexa Wilding.   310 more words

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