In a World of Her Own

I’ve seen  Pre-Raphaelite paintings  of women  dismissed as ‘languid’ or ‘vapid’ and many critics view them as sensual images created solely for the male gaze. That’s a fair argument, of course, but I feel it’s a point of view that barely scratches the surface. To me, Pre-Raphaelite women are not shallow objects of beauty, but…
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Hi Stephanie, I have been looking some more at the connections between some of the sisterhood and the society in which they lived. What is the connection between Queen Victoria and the Sisterhood? Queen Victoria’s home on the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England, Osbourne House, was one of many country houses…
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