ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel : The Loving Cup (1867) oil on panel 66 x 45.7 Signed (in monogram) and dated lower left: DGR 1867 Titled on top of frame : THE LOVING CUP Inscribed on bottom of frame : Douce nuit et joyeux jour / A chevalier de bel amour" The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Frederic Lord Leighton P.R.A. Lachrymae. He was an early Commanding Officer of The Artists Rifles and one of four members of the Regiment to be elected President of the Royal Academy.
The Music Faintly Falling, Dies Away, John Melhuish Strudwick ´= Through the PRB initials, the brotherhood announced in coded form the arrival of a new movement in British art. The group continued to accept the concepts of history painting and mimesis, imitation of nature, as central to the purpose of art. The Pre-Raphaelites defined themselves as a reform movement, created a distinct name for their form of art, and published a periodical, The Germ, to promote their ideas.