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Pre-Raphaelite Artists and Models:

Pre-Raphaelite Marriages: Ruskin, Effie, and Millais

Pre-Raphaelite Marriages: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Elizabeth Siddal

Jane Morris: An Enigmatic Muse

Victorian author Henry James describes Jane Morris

Elizabeth Siddal’s illustration of Pippa Passes

William Michael Rossetti on Elizabeth Siddal

Annie Miller

Emma Madox Brown, wife of artist Ford Madox Brown

Kate Dickens Perugini, daughter of Charles Dickens

Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale, female Pre-Raphaelite artist.

Evelyn De Morgan, female Pre-Raphaelite artist.

Subjects and Themes:

The Beauty of Melancholy


Fashion details in Pre-Raphaelite art


The Beguiling of Merlin,

Images of Guinevere,

Tennyson:  April Love


Ophelia and the Pre-Raphaelites

King Lear I share this post every year on Shakespeare’s birthday.

Claudio and Isabella

As You Like It

Twelfth Night, Walter Deverell’s painting marks the first appearance of Elizabeth Siddal in art.

Romeo and Juliet


Keats and the Pre-Raphaelites


Don’t Look Back! Orpheus and Eurydice

Katabasis: Journeys to the Underworld


Waterhouse and Transformations

Sorrow and Sunflowers

Goddess of Soul and Memory

Valkyries: Beautiful Maidens of Death

Circe Invidiosa


Nymphs finding the head of Orpheus

The Winds of Waterhouse

The Tale of Pygmalion

Helen of Troy by Evelyn De Morgan. Post also contains Helen of Troy paintings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Fredrick Sandys for comparison.

Medea in Pre-Raphaelite art

Repeated us of:

Props:  Millais’ Silver Pillar

Jewelry:  Rossetti and his baubles,  Hair adornment in Rossetti paintings,

Personal Blog Posts:

A Simple Answer: Why do I love Pre-Raphaelite art?


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