There were three at the first meeting held in the home of John Millais’s parents in 1848: John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt. Humble beginnings for … Continue reading Pre-Raphaelites & the Annunciation
“Places that are empty of you are empty of life.” Dante Gabriel Rossetti (May 12, 1828 – April 9, 1882) Happy Birthday!
“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
“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