Sir John Everett Millais – The Controversy Begins

In the last post on Art Nouveau, we met Christina Rossetti, the sister of Dante, one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. The Pre-Raphaelites were revolutionary for their time.  … Continue reading Sir John Everett Millais – The Controversy Begins

Dante’s Kid Sister – Christina

“Tread softly! All the earth is holy ground.”   Christina Rossetti Every Christmas, I listen to In the Bleak Mid-Winter, never realizing the connection to Art Nouveau and the Pre-Raphaelites.  That … Continue reading Dante’s Kid Sister – Christina

Art Nouveau: Morris, Rossetti and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

“The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make.” William Morris In my June 22nd … Continue reading Art Nouveau: Morris, Rossetti and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood