Tuesday, 1 March 2011


The Poetry of Drawing: Pre-Raphaelite Designs, Studies and Watercolours


A fantastic, breathtaking exhibition!

Some of my favourites (photographs from exhibition book)

William Mulready
seated male nude mid 1850s
red and black chalk on wove paper

- i would never have thought of using red and black chalk! works so well!

Francesca Alexander

beautifully detailed!
Max Beerbohm
Dante Gabriel Rossetti in his back garden
something a bit different...

Florence Claxton
The choice of Paris: an Idyll
it seems so modern for this time!

Edward Burne-Jones
The good Shephard (stained glass design)
can you spot the pokemon ball? CHARAZARD GO! haha

William Holman Hunt
The finding of the saviour in the temple
1854-60 oil on canvas

Russell Brand was destined to be famous!
Can you spot him in the picture above?

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