Pre-Raphaelite Art

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Orphelia, one of the finest examples of Pre-Raphaelite art by John Everett Millais.

The Pre-Raphaelite movement was founded by a group of English painters active in the mid to late 19th century. William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown, Edward Burne-Jones and John William Waterhouse are just some of the notable artists who are considered to have worked in the Pre-Raphaelite style. Here are two examples of paintings that have been labelled Pre-Raphaelite by art critics.

The Pre-Raphaelite painting ‘Hylas and the Nymphs’ by John William Waterhouse.

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