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The Pre-Raphaelites: Inspiration from the Past

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The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was formed in 1848--a year of numerous uprisings in Europe--in order to reintroduce the high principles and "innocence" of Renaissance art as practiced prior to the master Raphael. The three most important members of this at first tightly knit group were Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais, and William Holman Hunt. Other artists took ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by New Line Books (first published 1996)
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Feb 05, 2008 Joan rated it it was amazing
I love Pre-Raphaelite Art. Ophelia by Sir John Everett Millais blows me away..The Lady of Shalott by John William Waterhouse gives me goosebumps.
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A fun topical book with lots of pictures! Seriously though, it was worth the $7 at the used bookstore for the pictures alone.
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A good introductory book, with lots and lots of pretty picture. The language isn't too complicated, and whilst it doesn't go too in-depth or anything... it's still good for those who... well... wanted to know more about the Pre-Raphaelites.

And as a friend said, "No, they're not from Italy. Well, except one. But... no."

A good, enjoyable book.
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Very nice book with 100 reproductions of the most noted paintings of the movement .
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