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The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of English painters, poets and critics, founded in 1848 by John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt. Now back in print, this book features examples of work by all the key artists and offers an comprehensive overview of the movement.
Saved from the drudgery of a working-class existence by a young Pre-Raphaelite artist, Lizzie Siddal rose to become one of the most famous faces in Victorian Britain and a pivotal figure of London's artistic world, until tragically ending her young life in a laudanum-soaked suicide in 1862. This book tells...
By Gordon Kerr
The Pre-Raphaelites, earlier known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, were a society of English artists. Their name was a reference to their rejection of the Renaissance master Raphael and the immensely popular classical poses. Their integral and controversial movement is explored in this beautifully illustrated new book.
By Nigel Daly
A page turning forensic biography of a secret Victorian life and love affair.Robert Bateman is an undeservedly forgotten Pre-Raphaelite artist, friend of Burne Jones, Walter Crane and others, and connected via his wife to the highest reaches of Victorian political and social life.
A beautifully illustrated colour catalogue of the fine collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings at National Museums Liverpool, including the work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais and William Holman Hunt.
This is the first book to provide a general introduction to the Pre-Raphaelite movement that integrates its literary and visual art forms and explains what made the Pre-Raphaelite style unique in painting, poetry, drawing and prose.