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Pre-Raphaelitism 1851, John Ruskin

Dr Paul O'Keeffe recreates John Ruskin's controversial public lecture

Here are suggestions of webpages to browse while listening to our audio download of Dr Paul O'Keeffe's recreation of art critic John Ruskin's witty and controversial lecture 'Pre-Raphaelitism', first delivered in Edinburgh in 1853.

Pre-Raphaelite pages on our site

The Pre-Raphaelites feature - looks at symbolism and technique in fifteen Pre-Raphaelite paintings from the collections of the Walker Art Gallery, Lady Lever Art Gallery and Sudley House - 'The Scapegoat', 'Triumph of the Innocents', 'The Stonebreaker', 'Lorenzo and Isabella', 'The Blessed Damozel', 'Coniston Old Man from Warton Crag', 'Morecambe Bay from Warton Crag', 'Girl with Jug of Ale and Pipes', 'The Dragon's Den', 'Waiting for Legal Advice', 'News from My Lad', 'Going to Market', 'Sweethearts and Wives', 'Hale, Lancashire', 'View from Bidston Hill'.

Online featured artist pages looking at John Everett Millais, Ford Madox Brown, William Holman Hunt, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Edward Burne-Jones.

Archived feature on the 2003 Dante Gabriel Rossetti exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery. Sections include early work, portraits of Elizabeth Siddal, Dante, love and morality, religious subjects, romantic medievalism, beauties of the 1860s, later Pre-Raphaelite Circle, portraits and photographs of Jane Morris, late work, Rossetti as designer, Rossetti as collector and conserving Rossetti.

Feature on the 2006 Pre-Raphaelite Drawings exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery, includes sections on early Pre-Raphaelite drawing style, portrait drawings, studies for paintings, Pre-Raphaelite landscape and Pre-Raphaelite women. The people's gallery shows drawings from exhibition visitors inspired by the exhibition.

Pre-Raphaelite images elsewhere on the web

Slideshows of the most 'interesting' photographs tagged 'Pre-Raphaelites', '1853', 'truth' and 'nature' on Flickr (flash player required).

Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood at Artcylopedia - comprehensive list of Pre-Raphaelite paintings at museums and galleries worldwide available to view online.

John Ruskin information elsewhere on the web

The Ruskin Centre, the University of Lancaster.

John Ruskin portraits at the National Portrait Gallery.

John Ruskin at Wikipedia - online encyclopaedia page that anyone can edit.

Brantwood - John Ruskin's home in the Lake District from 1872 until his death in 1900.


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