Seeking Gabriel
my-pre-raphaelite-museum:

The Girlhood of Mary Virgin (1848-1849). Dante Gabriel Rossetti. 

my-pre-raphaelite-museum:

The Girlhood of Mary Virgin (1848-1849). Dante Gabriel Rossetti. 

art-is-art-is-art:

Morning, Edvard Munch

art-is-art-is-art:

Morning, Edvard Munch

chrisknyc:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

chrisknyc:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

slowartday:

If you look at these works by Vincent van Gogh nice and slowly, you could see this amount of detail with your own eyes!

Slow Art Day: April 12, 2014


Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Joan of Arc, 1882, oil on panel
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Joan of Arc, 1882, oil on panel
I imagine there must be only a very, very few men in the world, that I should like to marry; and of those few, it is ten to one I may never be acquainted with one; or if I should, it is twenty to one he may not happen to be single, or to take a fancy to me.
Anne Brontë, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (via gaylems)
funeral-wreaths:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Venus Verticordia (reduced replica in watercolour), 1864

funeral-wreaths:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Venus Verticordia (reduced replica in watercolour), 1864

a-little-bit-pre-raphaelite:

Angels & Lilies: The Annunciation

Burne-Jones 1862, D.G Rossetti 1849-50, French School, Julia Margaret Cameron 1865-6, Arthur Hughes 1857-8, Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (painting, etcher unknown) Burne-Jones 1861, Waterhouse 1914, George Hitchcock 1887.

Happy Birthday to The Victorian Butterfly, her wonderful blog can be found here http://madeleineemeraldthiele.wordpress.com/

life7imitates7art:

Proserpine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

life7imitates7art:

Proserpine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

carminagf:

Destiny (detail). 1900. John William Waterhouse

carminagf:

Destiny (detail). 1900. John William Waterhouse

a-little-bit-pre-raphaelite:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, head studies

Ruth Herbert, 1858-59

(study) Lady Lilith,1872 – 1873, thought to be Alexa Wilding

invacuumluxestdux:

John William Waterhouse - Lamia, 1905.

invacuumluxestdux:

John William Waterhouse - Lamia, 1905.

loeilballon:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti reading proofs of Sonnets and Ballads to Theodore Watts Dunton in the drawing room at 16 Cheyne Walk, London, by Henry Treffry Dunn (1882)

loeilballon:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti reading proofs of Sonnets and Ballads to Theodore Watts Dunton in the drawing room at 16 Cheyne Walk, London, by Henry Treffry Dunn (1882)

life7imitates7art:

Speak! Speak! by John Everett Millais

life7imitates7art:

Speak! Speak! by John Everett Millais

The function of the artist is to make people like life better than they have before.
Kurt Vonnegut (via tierradentro)