Art History Mornings at The Beecroft Gallery (30th June 2018): The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

Art History Mornings at The Beecroft Gallery

Saturday 30th June, 10.30am-12.30pm

with Dr ML Banting

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

In 1848 a group of artists including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais turned British art upside down when they formed the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. With paintings that ranged from Arthurian romance to contemporary morality, both their art practices and subject matter were revolutionary.

Today at the Beecroft Gallery we’ll look at the art of the Brotherhood to discover why their vision was so radical in the context of the mid-19th century.

Rossetti - Tune of Seven Towers

Dante Gabriel Rossetti: The Tune of the Seven Towers (1857;

 Meetings are held 10.30am – 12.30pm in the Beecroft Gallery lecture theatre.

Each talk costs £10 and includes tea/coffee (biscuits!)

For further information please contact Mark Banting by email or via twitter @TheCommonViewer

These monthly Saturday morning art history talks are educational yet informal and open to anyone with an interest in art.

About TheCommonViewer

Independent Researcher: gently exploring "The Art & Artists of Russia (1850s-present) currently, and please see the A History of Art in England series; looking forward to discussing "British Art Groups (1930s)" when we can have live group meetings again! Twitter: @TheCommonViewer

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