18 novembre 2010

Previously Unseen Work by Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Be Shown in Birmingham

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Mnemosyne, 1876. © Private collection c/o Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. BIRMINGHAM.- A previously unseen work by Dante Gabriel Rossetti is to go on show for the first time Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, The Poetry of Drawing, opening 29 January 2011. Rossetti’s brooding Mnemosyne (1876, private collection) is a striking large-scale pastel drawing depicting Jane Morris, wife of the designer William Morris and Rossetti’s most important muse in the last decade of his life. The drawing remained in... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2010

Rare Needlework Book Cover from the Book of Beauty, 1896 to Sell @ Bonhams

A Pre-Raphaelite needlework book cover from 'The Book of Beauty'. Photo: Bonhams.. LONDON.- A pre-Raphaelite needlework book cover designed for The Book of Beauty: A Collection of Beautiful Portraits with Literary, Artistic and Musical Contributions by Men and Women of the Day, edited by Mrs F Harcourt Williamson and published by Hutchinson & Co in 1896, is to be sold at Bonhams, Knowle as part of its sale of Costume and Textiles on 27 July 2010. It has attracted a pre-sale estimate of £800 – 1,200. Of pale green satin... [Lire la suite]
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