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Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and Design, 1848-1900

Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and Design, 1848-1900 is an exhibition that opens tomorrow, February 17, 2013, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. With over 130 objects — paintings, sculpture, works on paper and decorative art objects — mostly borrowed from the Tate Britain Read More …

J.W. Waterhouse: The Modern Pre-Raphaelite

For those familiar with the English Pre-Raphaelite painters, the phrase “modern Pre-Raphaelite” may sound as much an oxymoron as the Surrealist phrase “Soluble Fish”, in that the Pre-Raphaelites named their group after their desire to return to the “pre-Raphael” purity of the early Renaissance. John Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Waterhouse’s Mariana in the South

Mariana in the South, John William Waterhouse; oil on canvas, roughly 45 x 29 inches (114 x 74 cm); link is to Wikimedia Commons, original is in a private collection. John William Waterhouse — who is often described as a Pre-Raphaelite painter, but might be Read More …