I had always intended not to write a Life of Dante Rossetti
127-135; and Laurence Roussillon, "Aspecta Medusa: The Many Faces of Medusa in the Painting and Poetry of Dante Rossetti
," Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 11 (2002): 5-18.
p DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI, who by changing round his real name, Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti
, gave himself one of the best names in painting.
Walter Deverell is presented as as "outsider and a relatively objective observer" (112), whose painting The Grey Parrot is reduced to a direct, personal attack on Dante Rossetti
and his relationship with Elizabeth Siddal.
Like Rossetti, who metamorphosed from Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti
to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Watts adopted the nom de plume Theodore Watts-Dunton (appending his mother's name to his own) in 1896 (Mollie Panter-Downes, At the Pines: Swinburne, Watts-Dunton and Putney [Boston: Gambit, 1971], p.
FOUNDING MEMBERCHRISTENED Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti
, the artist was the eldest son of an Italian scholar and an English mother.
The year's publications have included a number of article-length studies of Christina Rossetti, Dante Rossetti
, and William Morris, as well as the final volume of Dante Rossetti
's letters, an essay-collection devoted to Morris' writings, and a critical study of his prose romances.
Zimmerman has illuminating things to say about the Victorian reception of Pompeii, Assyria, Egypt, and ancient London, weaving together works by Bulwer-Lytton, Hemans, Dante Rossetti
, and Dickens with contemporary journalism and visual images that evoke a distinct period of excavatory anxiety.