Dante gabriel rossetti

Explore the works and life of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, one of the most influential artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Discover his captivating paintings and delve into the world of Victorian art.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, "A Vision of Fiametta" (1878), oil on canvas (via Collection of Lord Lloyd-Webber) Michael Lang, Gabriel Rossetti, Pre Raphaelite Paintings, August Sander, Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Pre Raphaelite Art, Camille Claudel, Albert Bierstadt

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened an exhibition on the Pre-Raphaelites of the 19th century last week, with 30 pieces showing wistful figures in draped clothing often surrounded with flowers. But while the floral touches might seem like colorful accents to us, to Victorians there was a language in the flowers.


Proserpine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882), 1881–1882, from Birmingham Museums Trust