The Delaware Art Museum has digitized correspondence between the Pre-Raphaelite painter and his overlooked muse.
Fanny Cornforth has one of the most recognizable faces of Pre-Raphaelite art, yet after dying at an asylum in obscurity, she rests in an unmarked grave.
There’s a whole history of woe for the pets of famous artists, especially when the creative types decided no ordinary cat or dog would do.
Life Lines: Portrait Drawings from Dürer to Picasso at the Morgan Library & Museum may not venture very far beyond canonical European artists, but it uncovers richness and diversity within a circumscribed field, especially in the work of its two anchors, Albrecht Dürer and Pablo Picasso.
Conservators have discovered an entire wall painting done by five Pre-Raphaelite artists in a house in a London suburb. The building, known as the Red House, was the home of Arts and Crafts movement founder William Morris between 1860 and 1865; sometime during those years, Morris completed the painting in collaboration with artists Edward Burne-Jones, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Elizabeth Siddal (Rossetti’s wife), and Ford Madox Brown.