Between about 1607-21 she painted exclusively still lifes. Highly innovative, she led the way for the many painters who succeeded her.
A table of contents and index to all the women Pre-Raphaelite painters covered in this series. Complete with some of their finest work.
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.
Friend and model of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, taught to paint by Ford Madox Brown, and photographed by Julia Margaret Cameron, her paintings are truly Pre-Raphaelite.
Paintings from 1885 onwards, looking at women from Ovid’s ‘Heroides’, his ‘Metamorphoses’, women of Troy, and this unusual time series across the canvas.
One of the most prolific and accomplished narrative painters, of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Europe and North America.
Although too young to have known Rossetti or the Pre-Raphaelites, she painted wonderful allegorical and narrative works well into the 20th century, and was a successful illustrator.
The inscription on her gravestone reads “I have known love and the light of the sun.” Both shine through in ‘The Sense of Sight’.