07/10/2022 · Elizabeth Siddal was a much-favorited model for the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, posing for such iconic pieces as John Everett Millais’ 1852 painting Ophelia. But she was also a talented artist and poet in her own right, and her tragic death was overshadowed by macabre events concerning both her mortal remains and her husband, Dante Gabriel Rossetti , seven years after she was buried.
Its fame derives, of course, from the story of its model, the Pre-Raphaelite mascot Elizabeth Siddal, who lay wearing an antique brocade gown in a tin bath-tub to simulate Ophelia’s last moments. The bath water grew colder and colder and – so the tale goes – Lizzie contracted pneumonia, aptly foreshadowing her own untimely death as well as that of Shakespeare’s heroine.
Biography Early life. Waterhouse was born in the city of Rome to English painters William and Isabella Waterhouse in 1849, in the same year that the members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais and William Holman Hunt, were first causing a stir in the London art scene.
This is a list of paintings by the British Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti.Most painting details are referenced from the Rossetti Archive, with some additional paintings researched from The Walker Art Gallery.
Hylas and the Nymphs is an 1896 oil painting by John William Waterhouse.The painting depicts a moment from the Greek and Roman legend of the tragic youth Hylas, based on accounts by Ovid and other ancient writers, in which the enraptured Hylas is abducted by Naiads (female water nymphs) while seeking drinking water.
Per la sua Ofelia, Millais scelse la modella Elizabeth Siddal, detta Lizzie e futura moglie dell'amico Dante Gabriel Rossetti e, generalmente, una delle donne chiave dell'epopea preraffaellita. Per riprodurre fedelmente l'annegamento della fanciulla, Millais fece immergere la propria musa in una vasca da bagno riscaldata con delle candele, al suo appartamento al numero 7 di Gower Street, a ...
Thomas Woolner RA (17 December 1825 – 7 October 1892) was an English sculptor and poet who was one of the founder-members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.He was the only sculptor among the original members.