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LATER Victorian Portraits Catalogue

See the Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue for in-depth entries on the National Portrait Gallery’s portraits of William Morris, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Bt, Ford Madox Brown, William De Morgan and Alphonse Legros alongside a comprehensive list of all known portraits of these artists.

PLACES TO VISIT

William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow, London
www.wmgallery.org.uk

The only public gallery devoted to the life and legacy of William Morris.
Housed in the Georgian mansion that was Morris’s home from 1848 to 1856, the Gallery reopened in August 2012 following a major redevelopment that attracted widespread public and press acclaim. The Gallery, which is owned and run by Waltham Forest Council, won the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2013 and was shortlisted for the European Museum of the Year Award 2014.

Red House, Bexleyheath, London
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/redhouse

Explore the house commissioned by William Morris, designed by Philip Webb and decorated by their group of friends.

Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, London
www.williammorrissociety.org
The William Morris Society occupies the basement and coach house of Morris’s London home.

Kelmscott Manor, near Lechlade, Gloucestershire
www.kelmscottmanor.co.uk
A Grade I listed farmhouse the River Thames; the Morris family’s country retreat and home to a celebrated collection of the work of Morris and Rossetti.

Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wightwick-manor
National Trust property furnished with original Morris & Co. wallpapers and textiles and Pre-Raphaelite art.

Standen, East Grinstead, West Sussex
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/standen
House designed by Philip Webb for the Beale family and decorated by Morris & Co.

EXHIBITIONS

At Turner Contemporary, Margate
Jeremy Deller: English Magic

11 October 2014 – 11 January 2015
www.turnercontemporary.org

A mythical narrative through moments and events from Britain’s shared cultural memory, moving back and forth between the past, present and an imagined future.

At Leighton House Museum
A Victorian Obsession
: The Pérez Simón Collection

14 November 2014 – 29 March 2015
www.leightonhouse.co.uk

Fifty-two rarely seen masterpieces from the largest Victorian private art collection outside Great Britain shown for the first time in the UK.

At Modern Art Oxford
Love Is Enough

6 December 2014 – 8 March 2015
www.modernartoxford.org.uk

A major exhibition curated by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller brings together rarely seen works by William Morris and Andy Warhol.

At Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Art & Soul: Victorians and the Gothic
22 November 2014 – 12 April 2015
www.exeter.gov.uk/RAMM

Paintings, tapestries, furniture, stained glass and metalwork by artists and designers including William Morris, Walter Crane, Edward Burne-Jones and Ford Madox Brown.