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The Butterfly goes Free

Before the onset of this bout of acedia, I’d had an idyllic week at Brantwood on the shores of Coniston Water, in a ‘self-arranged’ writers’ retreat. 1,002 more words

Sunday Morning --- Victoriana of the Week

The painting is “Windflowers,” by John William Waterhouse.

It’s in a private collection.

Art

Burne-Jones and William Morris in Oxford and the Surrounding Area by Ann. S Dean

Ann S. Dean’s book Burne-Jones and William Morris in Oxford and the Surrounding Area (A Heritage art guide) (London: Heritage Press, 1991) is a brief, eighty pages in total, guide to the works of Pre-Raphaelite art, stained glass, drawings and paintings which can be found in the West. 467 more words

Pre-Raphaelites

david's charge in glass and tapestry

Recently I learned of an image in stained glass also appearing in thread, both based on a design by Burne-Jones.  I couldn’t help but do a bit of digging and learned this:  the stained glass window, … 394 more words

Inspiration

Double, double, toil and trouble...

Theater scene: two women making a call on a witch (the three of them wear theater masks). Roman mosaic from the Villa del Cicerone in Pompeii, now in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale (Naples). 624 more words

Art

Sunday Morning --- Victoriana of the Week

Sir Frederick William Burton’s “The Meeting on the Turret Stairs” was inspired by a medieval Danish ballad which was translated into English by Whitley Stokes, a friend of the artist. 170 more words

Art