Tag: Pre-Raphaelite

Ophelia (1851-1852)

Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Ophelia 1851–1852 Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 111.8 cm Tate Britain, London The scene depicted is from Shakespeare‘s Hamlet, Act IV, Scene vii. See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) | Siddal, Elizabeth (1829-1862)

The Father’s Leave-taking (1879)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Father’s Leave-taking 1879 Etching, 18.9 x 25.3 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Of the three founding members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (Rossetti, Hunt, and Millais), William Holman Hunt was the most dedicated to working directly…

The Lady of Shalott (c.1886-1905)

Hunt, William Holman (1827-1910) The Lady of Shalott c.1886–1905 Oil on canvas, 188.3 x 146.4 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford “Do not forsake your duties” is the overall message Hunt wanted to convey in his painting. The Lady, heroine of a Tennyson…

William Holman Hunt

(1827–1910) The artist’s works: Rienzi vowing to obtain Justice 1849 National Gallery, London The Light of The World 1851–1856 Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1853 Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester The Scapegoat 1854–1855 Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester The Scapegoat 1854–1856 Lady Lever Art…

Coventry Patmore

(1823–1896) Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore Works: • Principle in Art, Etc. (English) • The Angel in the House (English) • The Unknown Eros (English) • The Victories of Love, and Other Poems (English) Patmore in Art: Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Sketch…

Saint Cecilia (c.1900)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Saint Cecilia c.1900 Stained and painted glass, 213.5 x 75.5 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton This window is the result of a collaboration between the Pre-Raphaelite painter Burne-Jones and the firm founded by William Morris, who initiated…

Venus Discordia (1873)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Venus Discordia 1873 Oil on canvas, 128.2 x 209.8 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff Born in Birmingham, but of Welsh extraction, Burne-Jones was much admired by early twentieth-century Welsh critics. A friend of William Morris and an associate…

William Morris

(1834–1896) The artist’s works: La Belle Iseult 1858 Tate Britain, London Strawberry Thief 1883 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer 1896 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo A Girl with a Flute s.d. Tate Britain, London William Morris in Art:…

Edward Burne-Jones

(1833–1898) Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet, ARA The artist’s works: The Annunciation and the Adoration of the Magi 1861 Tate Britain, London King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid 1862 Tate Britain, London Ariadne 1863–1864 National Gallery of Art, Washington Saint Barbara 1866–1870…