From the Pre-Raphaelites to Picasso an exhibition of English and French drawings and prints of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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She has also co-edited and co-authored several publications. She has written exhibition catalogues and papers for journals such as The Burlington Magazine. The Pre-Raphaelites showed women as sexual creatures, capable of sensuality, lust and carnal passion, even if such behaviour is, in many stories they tell, punished.

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This dedication to nature and representing it in minute detail, sets the Pre-Raphaelites apart and shows the influence of Ruskin’s writing. One of the most famous examples of this is John Everett Millais’ painting, The Death of Ophelia.

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The author of The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites, Elizabeth Prettejohn, is now a well-known authority on nineteenth-century British art. She has contributed to a number of exhibition catalogues and written, edited or co-edited several books on the subject since she submitted her thesis on Images of the past in Victorian painting, (see.

Her books include The Art of the Pre- Raphaelites (), Beauty and Art () and Art for Art's Sake: Aestheticism in Victorian Painting (). She has co-curated major International exhibitions on Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (), Dante Gabriel Rossetti () and John William Waterhouse (). The Pre-Raphaelites favoured vivid colour and detail, with a focus on and accurate depiction of nature.

This piece, in all its haunting serenity, depicts the moments surrounding Ophelia’s death. The plants, among which Ophelia is shown held afloat, are loaded with symbolism and refer directly to the lines uttered by Queen Gertrude in the play. The roots of Modern Art can be seen in the wild paintings of Turner, but it took the Impressionists and the Pre-Raphaelites to break the classical mode until the final blows were dealt by Kandinsky, Klee and Picasso.

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The Pre-Raphaelites were not afraid of social commentary in their work. From child labour to William Holman Hunt’s piece ‘The Awakening Conscience', which dealt with the problem of prostitution. Hunt, who had come up with the subject after reading Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield, said of it, ‘I arranged two figures to represent the woman recalling the memory of her childhood.

As Maas comments: ‘There is enduring interest in the life stories of the Pre-Raphaelites and their loves,’ encouraged by books and films. In the last 15 years there have also been significant international exhibitions and at Tate, the Royal Academy and Leighton House, presenting the radical originality of the Pre-Raphaelites.

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