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Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 - 1882) English, Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

Lady Lilith 1868,  also titled Body's Beauty

Rossetti  is well-known for incorporating both disturbing and erotic elements in his art.   


Dante Gabriel Rossetti's favorite subject matter

Arthurian legends
femme fatale
Italian themes
classical themes
historical themes
literary themes
wood nymphs

Writers who influenced Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Margaret Gatty
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
John Keats
Coventry Patmore
Charles Dickens

Key Descriptive Words  and Phrases associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood  -  mythology, the classical world,  Pre-Raphaelite Journal, Margaret Gatty,  medieval era, mermaids, Florentine art, spiritually significant,  illuminated manuscript, The Germ, idealized biblical themes, Jewish folklore,  19th century, avant-garde movement,  Raphael,   Romantic poetry,  Goethe, Old Testament stories, ethereal and foggy backgrounds, history painting, 1848, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, John Keats, Shakespeare, Coventry Patmore, Charles Dickens, Tennyson, romanticized landscapes,  Christian symbolism, Cyclographic Club, Early Renaissance painting,


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