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Chapter VII is where the subject in hand comes into its own. Having mentioned Millais’ Christ in the House of his Parents (1849, Tate) through the words of Dickens etc, it is prudent and certainly proves to be, to examine the work through the eyes of Millais (as far as possible). 5,413 more words
I’ve been trying to get to the Great British Drawings at the Ashmolean in Oxford for weeks now, but events keep conspiring against me. It looks great – the blurb is “See the very best of British drawings and watercolours exhibited together for the first time.” and there are lots of big names included – Gainsborough and Turner, all the pre-Raphaelites, Walter Sickert, David Hockney and many others. 54 more words
These six paintings are called “The Days of Creation.” The artist was Sir Edward Burne-Jones.
The first painting contains a single angel, and then the number of angels increases by one with each day, until there are six angels in the final picture. 148 more words