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William Hunt: 75 Masterpieces By Maria Tsaneva
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William Holman Hunt (1827 – 1910) was an English painter, and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His paintings were notable for their great attention to detail, vivid color... More > and elaborate symbolism. These features were influenced by the writings of John Ruskin and Thomas Carlyle, according to whom the world itself should be read as a system of visual signs. For Hunt it was the duty of the artist to reveal the correspondence between sign and fact. Out of all the members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Hunt remained most true to their ideals throughout his career. He was always keen to maximize the popular appeal and public visibility of his works. He eventually had to give up painting because failing eyesight meant that he could not get the level of quality that he wanted. He had many pupils including Robert Braithwaite Martineau.< Less
The Morpher By Christopher Holman-Bissegger
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This is a first novel describing a boy's journey - and a dangerous experiment that transforms him into a white-streaked crow . He must adapt - and learn how to live, hunt and fight in his new body -... More > with the help of Atwen, Gurthen and Xina the warrior - to help save the owl against a deadly crow massacre.< Less
The Lady of Shalott By Alfred Lord Tennyson et al.
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The Lady of Shalott is one of the best-loved poems in the English language. The tale of the mysterious, enigmatic Lady seems to captivate everyone's imagination. Over a century and a half after it... More > was written, men still desire the Lady, and women identify with her. In this edition, the work is embellished by four Victorian illustrations. A new Introduction by Jocelyn Almond explores the poem's perennial appeal. For the first time, The Lady of Shalott has been typeset in the beautiful Doves Type of the early twentieth century, designed for the quality, hand-made editions of a private press. Doves Type was made in only one size, the size used in this book.< Less
John Everett Millais: 130 Paintings and Drawings By Maria Tsaneva
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Sir John Everett Millais was an English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His prodigious artistic talent won him a place at the Royal Academy schools... More > at the unprecedented age of eleven. While there, he met William Holman Hunt and Dante Gabriel Rossetti with whom he formed the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in September 1848 in his family home. His early works were painted with great attention to detail, often concentrating on the beauty and complexity of the natural world based on the integration of naturalistic elements. This style was promoted by the critic John Ruskin, who had defended the Pre-Raphaelites against their critics. Later works, from the 1870s onwards demonstrate Millais's reverence for old masters such as Joshua Reynolds and Velázquez. Many of these paintings were of an historical theme and were further examples of Millais's talent.< Less
"No One Really Knows" : Circumstance and Theory in English Artists from Hilliard to Hockney By Harry Carapiet
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Starting with accounts of the artists' lives and characters, and their circumstances, and using their own writings, letters, public lectures and interviews, pictures emerge of their theories of art,... More > and how those theories depended both on their personalities and on current ideas. So a range of theories appears,all different and all illustrating their periods, from Renaissance ones to Romantic ones to Modernist ones. The ten chapters are : Hilliard and Artificiality ; Hogarth and Everyday Life in London ; Reynolds and Perfect Balance ; Constable as Mr Punch ; Holman Hunt The Maniac ; William Morris : The Artist as Socialist ; Whistler : Art for Art's Sake ; Wyndham Lewis and Violence ; Bacon and Tragedy ; Hockney: 'Photography is Dead, Long Live Painting'. The 'No One Really Knows" of the title refers to what Bacon said when an interviewer asked him what made a painting.< Less
Dante Rossetti: 75 Drawings and Pastels By Narim Bender
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais, and was later to... More > be the main inspiration for a second generation of artists and writers influenced by the movement, most notably William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. His work also influenced the European Symbolists and was a major precursor of the Aesthetic movement. Rossetti's art was characterised by its sensuality and its medieval revivalism. Rossetti gave up oil painting after 1860 and thereafter worked mainly with water colors in small format, which sold well thanks to the sympathetic art critic John Riskin, whom he had met in 1854. In 1860, he married his long-time model Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal. This feminine ideal of the Preraffaelites was Rossetti's muse and source of inspiration until her suicide in 1862.< Less
Dante Rossetti: Drawings 113 Colour Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais, and was later to... More > be the main inspiration for a second generation of artists and writers influenced by the movement, most notably William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. His work also influenced the European Symbolists and was a major precursor of the Aesthetic movement. Rossetti's art was characterised by its sensuality and its medieval revivalism. Rossetti gave up oil painting after 1860 and thereafter worked mainly with water colors in small format, which sold well thanks to the sympathetic art critic John Ruskin, whom he had met in 1854. In 1860, he married his long-time model Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal. This feminine ideal of the Preraffaelites was Rossetti's muse and source of inspiration until her suicide in 1862.< Less
John Everett Millais: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Sir John Everett Millais was an English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His prodigious artistic talent won him a place at the Royal Academy schools... More > at the unprecedented age of eleven. While there, he met William Holman Hunt and Dante Gabriel Rossetti with whom he formed the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in September 1848 in his family home. His early works were painted with great attention to detail, often concentrating on the beauty and complexity of the natural world based on the integration of naturalistic elements. This style was promoted by the critic John Ruskin, who had defended the Pre-Raphaelites against their critics. Later works, from the 1870s onwards demonstrate Millais's reverence for old masters such as Joshua Reynolds and Velázquez. Many of these paintings were of an historical theme and were further examples of Millais's talent.< Less
Dante Rossetti: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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English writer and visual artist Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti had a marked tendency for mysticism in a range of forms. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and... More > John Everett Millais, and was later to be the main inspiration for a second generation of artists and writers influenced by the movement, most notably William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. His work also influenced the European Symbolists and was a major precursor of the Aesthetic movement. A faith in the option of communicating with the dead may have provoked him on his wife's death to have several of his love poems enclosed in her coffin. No matter what the fact of his poetry, it is by his painting quite than by his poems that Rossetti has a position as a enormous mystic, for despite his fondness for precise handling, most of his pictures are substantially of a mystical personality. They represent the scenes and incidents be said in dreams in a way comparable to the art of William Blake.< Less
Dante Rossetti: Drawings By Daniel Coenn
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais, and was later to... More > be the main inspiration for a second generation of artists and writers influenced by the movement, most notably William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. His work also influenced the European Symbolists and was a major precursor of the Aesthetic movement. Rossetti's art was characterized by its sensuality and its medieval revivalism. His early poetry was influenced by John Keats. He is considered one of the most unconventional painters of the 19th century. Through his methods, he distinguished himself from the Preraffaelite movement; he showed no interest on the exact representation of details, avoided complicated backgrounds, and tended away from landscapes. He hence chose primarily mythological or literary motives, though with no narrative moment.< Less

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