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Jane Morris (1839-1914)


Jane Morris was a model and muse to Dante Gabriel Rossetti and husband William Morris.

Pre Raphaelite

Stunner The Fall and Rise of Fanny Cornforth

Fanny Cornforth: a woman loathed, loved, and despised? An enigmatic elephant, a prostitute, a muse?[1] Fanny, the woman we all know and yet know very little about. 2,082 more words

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Art Book Review: The Wayward Muse

‘The Wayward Muse’ by Elizabeth Hickey is a historical fiction novel about the love triangle between Artist Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, and Jane Burden. I read this book for an art history elective about William Morris, and this was a fun book to read that was relative to learning about William Morris, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and others involved in the Arts & Crafts movement. 247 more words

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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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