Valentine Cameron Prinsep - Il Barbagianni (The Owl) first exhibited in 1863

a-little-bit-pre-raphaelite: “ Il Barbagianni (The Barn Owl) Valentine Cameron Prinsep The White Owl (‘Alone and warming his five wits, The white owl in the belfry sits’), William James Webbe ”

Pre-Raphaelites revealed as first modernists in Tate blockbuster ...

Detail of Lady Lilith, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, originally painted in 1868 with Fanny Cornforth sitting as model. Later repainted with the face of Alexa Wilding

Ophelia, painting by John Everett Millais, 1851-52, oil on canvas, Tate Collection, London, UK

Ophelia, painting by John Everett Millais, Pre-Raphaelite art movement. Pre-Raphaelite art movement established England's first modern art movement.

Pre Raphaelite Art: Meeting on the Turret Stairs, water color by Frederick William Burton

Love that this painting tells a story. Pre Raphaelite Art: Meeting on the Turret Stairs, water color by Frederick William Burton

John William Waterhouse (English Pre-Raphaelite painter) 1849 - 1917  Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May

Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, John William Waterhouse. Inspired by Robert Herrick´s poem: "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying.

Pre Raphaelite Art: Frederick Sandys - Love's Shadow

'sometimes I just can't even so I eat my bouquet' Pre Raphaelite Art: Frederick Sandys - Love's Shadow

J.W. Waterhouse: The Modern Pre-Raphaelite - John William Waterhouse - Circe Invidiosa: Circe Poisoning the Sea, 1892

My all time favourite painting. I have a a stunning framed copy of this just adore it. Waterhouse: The Modern Pre-Raphaelite - John William Waterhouse - Circe Invidiosa: Circe Poisoning the Sea, 1892

April Love by Arthur Hughes 1855-6  (an admirer of Millais and associate of The Pre Raphaelite brotherhood) - placing emphasis on the pathos of human inability to maintain the freshness of youthful feeling in comparison to the regenerative power of nature. - Tate Gallery

April Love by Arthur Hughes - Inspired by Tennyson's The Miller's Daughter: "Love is hurt with jar and fret, / Love is made a vague regret, / Eyes with idle tears are set, / Idle habit links us yet; For we forget.

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