The Pre-Raphaelites

The Pre-Raphaelites

In Victorian England, with the country swept up in the Industrial Revolution, the Pre-Raphaelites, close to William Morris’ Arts and Crafts movement, yearned for a return to bygone values. Wishing to revive the pure and noble forms of the Italian Renaissance, the major painters of the circle (such as John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt) favoured realism and biblical themes over the academicism of the time. This work, with its captivating… (more)

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Publisher: Parkstone International (May 11, 2001)

Collection: Art of Century

Parent ISBN: 9781844844593

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 63 MB

Language: English


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