Two major works in his later years: ‘Work’, showing a crowded street in Victorian London, and 12 large murals for Manchester Town Hall.
After painting his masterpiece ‘The Last of England’, he returned to landscapes made with great attention to detail, in front of the motif. And they sold.
After training in Belgium, he painted a series of narrative works, then a finely detailed landscape of a view over London. Success eluded him.
He specialised in ‘light genre’ paintings, not-to-serious domestic scenes, painted in fine detail, and was praised by Ruskin.
A table of contents and index to all the women Pre-Raphaelite painters covered in this series. Complete with some of their finest work.
The daughter of a Jamaican slave, William Morris’s wife, three Greek cousins known as the Three Graces – all muses and models for Pre-Raphaelites.
Great Pre-Raphaelite women didn’t stand behind their partners, but in front of them, as their muses and models. Masterpieces with two stories to tell.
Five more forgotten women artists with Pre-Raphaelite style, including the prolific and brilliant Kate Bunce, whose work should be much better-known.
Paintings by Barbara Bodichon, Anna Howitt (Watts), Rosa Brett, Anna Blunden, Joanna Boyce (Wells), and Lizzie Siddal.
Painstaking watercolour technique using transparent layers like glazes gives marvellous results in the Renaissance narratives.