|Dante Gabriel Rossetti: The Beloved|
Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Wednesday, 22 February 2012
|Rosso Vestita ~ Rossetti|
Funded by public subscription, over 1000 drawings were bought from the artist and dealer Charles Fairfax Murray in 1903 and 1906 and clearly show how important drawing was to the Pre-Raphaelite vision and way of working.Many of the drawings are by Holman Hunt but there are also several rarely seen works by Ruskin, Millais and Rossetti. A good example is Rosso Vestita Rosetti's second watercolour which is one of four fragments remaining from a large design for Kate the Queen, which was destroyed by Rossetti.
The collection can be viewed at: http://www.preraphaelites.org/the-collection/view-the-collection/