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Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

The Return of Victoriana of the Week

Haddo House, one of the stately homes of Scotland, was the residence of the Gordon family, who lived on the land beginning in the 15th century.   155 more words

Art

Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld - Ruth in Boaz's Field (1828)

Took a trip to London last week and managed a very short diversion to the National Gallery. Wandering through Room 41 (The Academy) this painting leapt out at me. 154 more words

Exhibitions

Effie Gray (2014) - A Review

I watched Effie Gray about a month ago and I fairly enjoyed it so I thought I’d share my impressions with my readers.

First of all, I was drawn by the story because I love the Pre-Raphaelites and I have been fascinated by this ‘Victorian Love Triangle’ for quite a while. 547 more words

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Social and Religious Themes in English Art 1840 – 1860 by Lindsay Errington Part I

Lindsay Errington’s outstanding Courtauld thesis of 1973, was printed into book form in 1984 and is entitled ‘Social and Religious Themes in English Art 1840 – 1860’. 5,940 more words

Pre-Raphaelites

Redheads and Rebellion

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood are an infamous band of artists with an unnatural obsession with redheads.  Believing that the purest beauty was found in the aroma of virgins with copper hair they set about killing and distilling this scent to make a perfume that they could use to become gods amongst men. 361 more words

Art Criticism

PRE RAPHAELITE SCHOOL OF ART(COLLETTI, MILLAIS, HOLMAN HUNT, SANDYS FORD MADOX BROWN,BURNE JONES AND WILLIAM MORRIS) REVOLUTIONARY ART IN BRITAIN DURING THE LATE VICTORIAN AREA

The Pre-Raphaelites were a revolutionary Art movement founded in 1848 and influenced by the Political revolutions taking place in Europe and Britain. The Chartist movement the first working class political movement was active at this time. 1,068 more words

PRE RAPHAELITES

Daguerreotype

Source Images

  • Photograph of British War Graves in Woodhouse Cemetery, Sheffield, England
  • “A Moonlit Lane,” by John Atkinson Grimshaw
  • “Personage, Scientist / Herschel, John, Sir,” photograph by Julia Margaret Cameron, print by A.L.
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