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Women, Beauty and Art in Kate Forsyth’s Beauty in Thorns

Kate Forsyth’s Beauty in Thorns begins with an exchange between two of the novel’s major characters – Georgiana (Georgie) Macdonald and the man she will later marry, Edward (Ned) Burne-Jones. 1,326 more words

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Simeon Solomon, Infamous Jewish Pre-Raphaelite — A R T L▼R K

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.

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Guildhall art gallery

And well , I went there.

Memories of tons of whatsapp from there made me go and see for myself.

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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

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Six Word Story (Lust)

Name one good reason why not.

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Lizzie and the Pre-Raphaelites

Today, July 25th, marks the birthday of England’s first Victorian supermodel, Elizabeth Siddal.

Over a century before Twiggy hit swinging London, and 150 years before Tyra Banks began her search for America’s Top Model, English beauty Elizabeth (Lizzie) Siddal was the new face that launched a thousand ships.   1,227 more words

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Alma-Tadema at Leighton House Museum --- A Brief Follow-Up

The Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity exhibition opened in London today, and the Leighton House Museum has just released this teaser.

I posted an item with some background information about Alma-Tadema, Lord Leighton, and… 37 more words

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