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Edward Burne-Jones's Art, in The Legend of the Briar Rose, inspired by the story of Sleeping Beauty, with artist's studies and footnotes

The Legend of Briar Rose is the title of a series of paintings by the Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones which were completed between 1885 and 1890. 2,691 more words

The Pre-Raphaelites

Arguably the most underrated art gallery in London is the Tate Britain. It’s outside of the city’s tourist central, it has a niche collection, and it’s oversadowed by its newer, flashier sibling the Tate Modern. 416 more words


Review: Hide Me Among The Graves

Love that is dead and buried, yesterday

Out of his grave rose up before my face,

No recognition in his look, no trace

Of memory in his eyes dust-dimed and grey…

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Femmes Fatales and Damsels in Distress: The Pre-Raphaelite Movement and Archetypes of Femininity - An Essay


During the second half of the nineteenth century, the Pre-Raphaelite movement generated a large amount of art and literature that remains much-loved and influential over a century later, even though at the time of production it often met with criticism and disapproval. 5,161 more words


The Watercolors of Anna Alma-Tadema

The reputation of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema has been revived lately thanks to the major exhibition of his paintings at the Leighton House Museum last year. His daughter… 61 more words


Spring According to Pre-Raphaelites

Spring is here, and the Pre-Raphaelites are going to tell you how to celebrate.

If you’re not just lying about languidly in a meadow, you’re not really doing it right, are you? 280 more words


Read Regional: Wideopen, North Tyneside

I was North East bound again this week for my Read Regional author talk at Wideopen, Library in North Tyneside. Train to Newcastle (on which I started reading ‘The Bricks that Built the Houses’ by Kate Tempest, which I need to finish in time for Book Group the following evening) and then a short bus journey up the Great North Road. 450 more words