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  • 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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Dante Gabriel Rossetti (English, 1828-1882), "Portrait of Ada Vernon"

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti, “Portrait of Ada Vernon”.

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, “Portrait of Ada Vernon” (detail).


Which Pre-Raphaelite?

Which Pre-Raphaelite artist are you?

Ground-breaking, thought-provoking and hopeless romantics – the Pre-Raphaelites gave us ethereal paintings, beautiful textiles and poetry. Take ArtFund’s two minute personality quiz to find out which radical Victorian artist you’d be. 53 more words

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Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

Something a little different this week.

Henry Nelson O’Neil wasn’t a Pre-Raphaelite.  In fact, he was the most outspoken member of The Clique, a group of artists who vehemently opposed the Pre-Raphaelites. 57 more words


Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

Kate Bunce’s painting “The Keepsake” was inspired by  Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s poem,
“The Staff and Scrip.”

“Then stepped a damsel to her side,
       And spoke, and needs must weep: …

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Guarding the Future: A Talk at Marlborough College, Wiltshire

This week I am delighted to be giving a talk on Pre-Raphaelite Angels, at the wonderful St. Michael and All Angels Chapel on the grounds of Marlborough College, Wiltshire. 94 more words


Female Pre Raphaelite Painters

Today is International Women’s Day and therefore a day to celebrate all the wonderful achievements of women.  Women have achieved great things in many fields for which they have been overlooked or even ignored completely. 249 more words

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