Seeking Gabriel

a-little-bit-pre-raphaelite:

Study and composition sketches for The Boat of Love, c.1955, Dante Gabriel RossettiThe Boat of Love 2/4

model for central figure/ Beatrice is Elizabeth Siddal

a-little-bit-pre-raphaelite:

Christians and Christians, Robert Braithwaite Martineau

Maid Avoraine (for the poem by Robert Buchanan), Millais

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
J.M. Barrie (via mycolorbook)

a-little-bit-pre-raphaelite:

Angel from The Blessed Damozel, 1875-8, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Study and detail of Oil

laclefdescoeurs:

The Magic Circle, 1886, John William Waterhouse

laclefdescoeurs:

The Magic Circle, 1886, John William Waterhouse

bridgemanuk:

High-res Van Gogh details in the Bridgeman archive

image. it’s everything.

leprincelointain:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Pandora - 1871.

leprincelointain:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Pandora - 1871.

heaveninawildflower:

Head of a Child with Flowers (1897). Lithograph by Odilon Redon (1840–1916).
Image and text MFA Boston.

heaveninawildflower:

Head of a Child with Flowers (1897). Lithograph by Odilon Redon (1840–1916).

Image and text MFA Boston.

heaveninawildflower:

Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris). Lithograph by Theodor Willem Nieuwenhuis from ‘Nederlandsche Planten’ (1905).
Image and text courtesy MFA Boston.

heaveninawildflower:

Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris). Lithograph by Theodor Willem Nieuwenhuis from ‘Nederlandsche Planten’ (1905).

Image and text courtesy MFA Boston.

rebecca-michelle:

Julia Margaret Cameron, Mrs. Duckworth in Garden & A beautiful Vision (1872)

rebecca-michelle:

Julia Margaret Cameron, Mrs. Duckworth in Garden & A beautiful Vision (1872)

leprincelointain:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Hamlet & Ophelia - 1866

leprincelointain:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Hamlet & Ophelia - 1866

heaveninawildflower:

'Elaine' - silver albumen print by

Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–1879).
Getty Center    mQEfY-nHfVXfig at Google Cultural Institute via Wikimedia

heaveninawildflower:

'Elaine' - silver albumen print by

euo:



At the end of the 18th century, miniatures showing only the eye of a loved one became a popular form of sentimental keepsake.

euo:

At the end of the 18th century, miniatures showing only the eye of a loved one became a popular form of sentimental keepsake.

a-little-bit-pre-raphaelite:

Study for Pope Gregory and the Slaves from Britannia, 1843, John Everett Millais

Study for The Figures of the Doctor, Mourners and Minerva, 1846, William Holman Hunt