The Borgias

The infamous Borgia clan is once again generating interest thanks to a new series on Showtime. One of my favorite art history blogs, Three Pipe Problem, has an excellent post about the Borgia family and the new series.   I missed last night’s debut, so I cannot offer an opinion on the production yet, but … Read more

New Pre-Raphaelite Sighting added: The Uninvited

On the Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood Facebook Page, Alexandrion Drallipo kindly shared images discovered from The Uninvited.  I’ve never seen The Uninvited, but the synopsis at IMDB says “Anna Rydell returns home to her sister (and best friend) Alex after a stint in a mental hospital, though her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her cruel stepmother, aloof … Read more

New Pre-Raphaelite Siting: Wire in the Blood

I’ve added a new  Pre-Raphaelite siting to the list! I have to say, I was a bit giddy about this siting because it caught me so off guard.  A few minutes after seeing it, I told my husband that when I saw Ophelia on the screen it felt like unexpectedly seeing a close friend on … Read more

New Pre-Raphaelite Sighting: The Woman in White

I’ve added a new addition to the Unexpected Pre-Raphaelite Sightings list.  The Woman in White starring Tara Fitzgerald and Justine Waddell.  Based on the book by Wilkie Collins, this adaptation makes several changes to the story but I still enjoyed it.   Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s Beata Beatrix is shown and discussed.  The exhumation of his … Read more

Link: Period Costuming

Enter the world of period costumier Pauline Loven through her new blog Periodwardrobe. Pauline has has created costumes for television and for museum films and displays and also costumed and co-produced The Luttrell Psalter Film, The Lady of Shalott and Life on Church Farm films. I love reading about the process of Pauline’s work. She’s … Read more

New Pre-Raphaelite Sightings

NOTE: I’ve added these sightings to our Pre-Raphaelite Sightings List. Imagine my surprise when Ophelia by John Everett Millais was a focal point of a rerun this weekend on Cold Case! The victims, murdered by an Art History Professor, had been posed to mimic Ophelia by Millais: On the same evening, I find that Grace … Read more

Unexpected Pre-Raphaelite Sightings

This page is a work in progress.  If you have a sighting to add, please post a comment or post on the Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood Facebook page, send me a tweet on twitter to @preraphsister, or email I love Inspector Morse mysteries.I first saw them in the 90s on PBS Mystery! and later on the … Read more