17 October 2019

The Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood Re-evaluated – Edward Lucie-Smith

All too often, when there is a sudden enthusiasm for a particular cause, those promoting it achieve the opposite of what they intend. This is the case with the exhibition entitled Pre-Raphaelite Women, which has just opened at London’s National Portrait Gallery.

19 November 2014

Victorian Obsession: New Leighton House Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition Infused With Decadence

A Victorian Obsession, offers a rare opportunity to see paintings by famous as well as lesser known Pre-Raphaelites, in one of their natural habitats: Lord Leighton’s exquisite and opulent former live-in-work space, a mansion which was turned into the Leighton House Museum soon after his death. Some of the paintings on display were actually produced […]

7 August 2014

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Pre-Raphaelite Paintings Return To Tate After Two Year Road Trip

Tate Britain’s major Pre-Raphaelite works including John Everett Millais’s Ophelia 1851-2 and Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s The Beloved 1865-6 will go back on display from Friday 8 August alongside other key works from the movement. They return home to Tate Britain following an international tour to the US, Russia, Japan and Italy where they were seen […]

21 June 2014

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Jane Morris Explored In New Liverpool Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition

A new exhibition titled Rossetti’s Obsession at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Liverpool gives a small insight into Jane Morris’s life away from Rossetti’s gaze.  Images of Jane Morris’ explores the role of Jane Morris as Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s chief muse and the embodiment of Pre-Raphaelite beauty. This exhibition brings together rarely displayed works, […]

20 November 2013

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Pre-Raphaelite Masterpiece by Rossetti Realises Over £3m At Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s in London, has auctioned a defining image of the Pre-Raphaelite art movement and one of the most iconic images of  nineteenth century British art. Proserpine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti sold for £3,274,500 ($5,274,892), yesterday establishing a new record for the artist at auction. Bidding for this important work was intense, with five international bidders […]

26 March 2012

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Prodigious Pre-Raphaelite Show To Explore Victorian Visions

Works from one of the world’s finest private collections of Pre-Raphaelite and Victorian art are to be exhibited in the UK for the first time. The exhibition will take place in the unique setting of Leighton House Museum, one of the country’s most exceptional Victorian houses. It will be called ‘Victorian Visions: Pre-Raphaelite and Nineteenth-Century […]