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Pre-Raphaelite

a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, an association of British painters and writers including Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828--82), Holman Hunt (1827--1910), and Sir John Everett Millais (1829--96), founded in 1848 to combat the shallow conventionalism of academic painting and revive the fidelity to nature and the vivid realistic colour that they considered typical of Italian painting before Raphael (1483--1520)
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19) For an analysis of Duse's approach to Pre-Raphaelitism in Duse's acting, see my 'Ex Libris Eleonora Duse'.
Critics of Hilton's persuasion, Werner contends, were simply wrong; Pre-Raphaelitism can be defined: it was from its inception a coherent and consistent art movement and remained so for a number of years.
This is the first comprehensive study of the influence of English Pre-Raphaelitism on Italian art and culture in the late nineteenth century.
His work also moved toward the prominent style of the day, the Pre-Raphaelitism of Rossetti and Burne-Jones, though his interest in Classical landscape and legend set him apart.
Holman Hunt, Pre-Raphaelitism and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, 2 vols (London: Macmillan, 1905), I, 106.
He was not much more successful at Cambridge than he had been at Marlborough, studying only desultorily and lapsing into "day-dreaming and Pre-Raphaelitism .
If, at the beginning, there was no real English tradition of nude painting beyond the mostly marginalised, old Masterish work of William Etty (whose home was Victorian York, rather than Aesthetic Chelsea or South Kensington), by the end of the period nude figures were appearing in all genres and styles of art, from Pre-Raphaelitism and Aestheticism through High Classicism to the more avant-garde French influences of the New English Art Club, founded in 1886.
One of the major figures in American Pre-Raphaelitism, Henry Farrer, taught at Cooper Union between 1861 and 1865, and his students subsequently taught there.
Ruskin's relationship with Pre-Raphaelitism was often, and still is often misunderstood.
Between 1848 and 1859 scores of articles, some abusive, some critical, some hostile, and some laudatory appeared in the press, making the values for which Pre-Raphaelitism was thought to stand an object of intense and fascinating debate.
Chapter 3 surveys the relationship between photography and Pre-Raphaelitism, discussing well-known pictures such as The Light of the World and The Scapegoat, and photographs of biblical themes.
Fredeman's Pre-Raphaelitism, a Bibliocritical Guide devoted to "Biographies [of Rossetti] and Studies Principally Biographical" lists no less than seventeen items produced during this period.