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Monday, July 16, 2012

Marie Spartali Stillman: a Portrait by Dante Gabriel Rossetti


She was arguably the greatest female artist in the Pre-Raphaelite movement.

And she was a great beauty. When Swinburne met her for the first time, he was so overcome that he exclaimed, she is so beautiful that I want to sit down and cry.



(Dante Gabriel Rossetti)

(Old Masters)

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