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Poetry in Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelite Art of Marie Spartali Stillman

By: Frederick, Margaretta S. and Jan Marsh

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Marquand Books: 2015

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27052

ISBN: 0996067612

Condition: New


in shrinkwrap. Marie Spartali Stillman (1844-1927) was one of a small number of professional female artists working in the second half of the 19th century. She was an important presence in the Victorian art world of her time and closely affiliated with members of the Pre-Raphaelite circle, modeling for George Frederic Watts, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Edward Burne-Jones, among others. Desiring an artistic career of her own, she trained with Ford Madox Brown. After marrying the American painter and journalist William James Stillman, she lived in Italy, where she was deeply influenced by Ren... View more info