Lady Lilith

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Dante Rossetti’s painting (Lady Lilith, 1866) and my floral pattern. Dante Rossetti painted as a model his mistress Fanny Cornforth but he changed it in 1872 and painted the face of Alexa Wilding. Rossetti wrote a sonnet dedicated to Lilith. … Continue reading

Victorian jewelry : The Romantic period (1837-1860)

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Regard ring, coral cameo, serpent brooch, heart locket, bow brooch, coral necklace, bird brooch, hand brooch and a photo of the Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (1859). The Romantic period (early Victorian reign, 1837-1860) celebrated and represented the love of … Continue reading

Pre-Raphaelite inspired photos (1)

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Pre-Raphaelism was a British artistic movement, born in the late 1840s, in London, during the Victorian era. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of three young students of the Royal Academy : William Holman Hunt (1827-1910), John Everett Millais (1829-1896) … Continue reading

Pre-Raphaelite delicacy

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Jules Frederic Ballavoine’s painting, pomegranate jewel, William Morris design and my photo of sea in Sicily. Pre-Raphaelism was a British artistic movement, born in the late 1840s, in London, during the Victorian era. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of … Continue reading

Opalescent jewelry

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Winged heart opal brooch, Pre Raphaelite (Arts & Crafts) tiara (1900s) and William Morris’ illustration. Opalescence is the optical property of a transparent or translucide material which gives it an aspect or a milky color with iridescent reflects like the … Continue reading

Pre-Raphaelite beauty

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George Hurrel’s photo of the actress Rita Hayworth, William Morris’ pattern and pomegranate’s earrings. Rita Hayworth was one of the most famous red hair actress in Hollywood. Dante Gabriel Rossetti like most of the Pre Raphaelite painters was fascinated by … Continue reading

The Goddess of Autumn Carpo

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Mix of two paintings (Sylvia by Frank Dicksee, 1891 and The arched bridge by Trost Richards, 1869) and photo of a fall leaf. In Greek mythology, the Horae or the Hours were the Goddesses of the classical three seasons : … Continue reading