Literature in the Pre-Raphaelite Paintings

From its very inception, subjects taken from literature were a staple for the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Shakespeare, Keates, and Tennyson were among the many who had their mind’s work immortalized in paintings. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was formed in 1848. As the name suggests, they rejected the Academy’s fascination with the work of Raphael. Instead, they looked … Continue reading Literature in the Pre-Raphaelite Paintings