Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Pre-Raphaelite Movement (häftad)
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Crescent Moon Publishing
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Pre-Raphaelite Movement (häftad)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Pre-Raphaelite Movement

Häftad,  Engelska, 2018-11-12
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By Esther Wood

<P> A study of the celebrated Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti and his circle, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. All of the Pre-Raphaelite artists are explored in Wood’s detailed book, first published in 1894, including Morris, Hunt, Ford, Burne-Jones, and Millais. Wood also considers the relation of the Pre-Raphaelites to poetry, literature, mediaeval romance and mythology, and contemporary culture in late Victorian Britain.

<P> Fully illustrated, with works from Rossetti and all of the Pre-Raphaelite artists. With a full colour cover.

<P> Painters Series. Bibliography and notes.

<P> www.crmoon.com
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preface 19

chapter i. 21 the preparation for reform in art.

constable prophecies the decay of english art – the new impulse from italy – the english renaissance of 1850 – rossetti and the specialistic temperament – classicism of the eighteenth century – influence of the french revolution – revival of romance – contrast between mediæval and modern romance – pessimism in pre-raphaelite painting – nature as a background – moral significance of the change

chapter ii. 33 the renaissance of the nineteenth century.

childhood of rossetti – religious and literary influences – art training – conflict between imagination and technique – friendship with millais and holman hunt – the westminster hall competitions – ford madox brown – influence of ruskin’s “modern painters” – the early italian masters – the renaissance in mediæval europe – relation of paganism to christianity – revival of hellenism, and blending of classic with romantic art – growth of technique and return to convention – the rule of the raphaelesque 

chapter iii. 86 the pre-raphaelite brotherhood.

the revolt from the raphaelesque – influence of keats and the romantic poets – the pre-raphaelite brothers and their early work – travels of rossetti with hunt – publication of “the germ” – hunt and millais in the royal academy – ruskin’s letters to the “times” – pre-raphaelitism at liverpool – the pre-raphaelites as colourists

chapter iv. 110 period of transition.

influence of browning and tennyson – comparison of rossetti and browning – influence of dante – introduction to miss siddal – rossetti’s water-colours – madox brown and romantic realism – the dispersal of the brotherhood – departure of woolner – ideals of portraiture – rossetti and public exhibitions – death of deverell – rossetti’s friendship with ruskin – apostasy of millais – the rank and file of the movement – relation to foreign schools

chapter v. 138 later developments of the movement.

the pre-raphaelites as book-illustrators – moxon’s “tennyson” – the “oxford and cambridge magazine” – the oxford frescoes – oxford patrons of millais and hunt – departure of hunt for palestine – the pictures of madox brown – further developments of rossetti’s painting – marriage and bereavement – “beata beatrix” – replicas – life at chelsea – later models – designs for stained glass – visit to penkill – “dante’s dream” – publication and reception of the “poems” &n...