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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

(1828-1882), Painter and poet

Sitter in 29 portraits
Artist associated with 22 portraits
Rossetti was a painter and poet; studied at the Royal Academy where he began translating Dante. He was a founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848), and closely associated with Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris. After the death of his first wife and model Elizabeth Siddal, Rossetti would rekindle a long and complicated relationship with his model, muse, and wife of his friend William, Jane Morris, whom he met whilst working on the Oxford Union murals. Images of Jane filled his pictures and poems, creating the Pre-Raphaelite image of the 'femme fatale'.

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti, possibly after Dante Gabriel Rossetti - NPG D9932

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

possibly after Dante Gabriel Rossetti
photographic print, (circa 1860s)
NPG D9932

Fanny Cornforth (née Sarah Cox) ('Lady Lilith'), published by The Medici Society Ltd, after  Dante Gabriel Rossetti - NPG D37339

Fanny Cornforth (née Sarah Cox) ('Lady Lilith')

published by The Medici Society Ltd, after Dante Gabriel Rossetti
chromolithograph, published 1908 (1867)
NPG D37339

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