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Simeon Solomon, Infamous Jewish Pre-Raphaelite

On the 14th of August 1905, English Pre-Raphaelite painter Simeon Solomon died in London. He is famous for his dreamy paintings with subjects which often included scenes from the Hebrew Bible and genre paintings depicting Jewish life and rituals. 670 more words


Fanny Eaton - the forgotten Pre-Raphaelite model

You may not have heard of Fanny Eaton but, if you are an admirer of the works of the Pre-Raphaelites, you may have seen her without realising. 298 more words

Black London

The Beloved

When first they rendered portraits
- so loved by the English -
they cluttered their walls
- those halls of fame -
with Important People:
dourly dressed,
notable people. 96 more words

Sansa Stark Meets the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

I used to post a regular item I called Sunday Morning — Victoriana of the Week.  Haven’t done that for a while, but here it is Sunday morning, and I’m reviving it for one day only.   93 more words


Painting with Light

Currently on view at Tate Britain is the exhibition Painting with Light Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age. This exhibition explores the relationship of works from the Pre-Raphaelites onward and their relationship to early photography. 29 more words