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Delphi Complete Paintings of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (Illustrated)

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A founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Dante Gabriel Rossetti created a visionary body of paintings that defined a new art of sensuality and medieval revivalism. Delphi’s Masters of Art Series presents the world’s first digital e-Art books, allowing digital readers to explore the works of the world’s greatest artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents the complete paintings of Dante Gabriel Rossetti in beautiful detail, with concise introductions, hundreds of high quality images and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)* The complete paintings of Dante Gabriel Rossetti — over 120 paintings, fully indexed and arranged in chronological and alphabetical order* Includes reproductions of rare works* Features a special ‘Highlights’ section, with concise introductions to the masterpieces, giving valuable contextual information* Enlarged ‘Detail’ images, allowing you to explore Rossetti’s celebrated works in detail, as featured in traditional art books* Hundreds of images in stunning colour – highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smart phones or as a valuable reference tool on more conventional eReaders* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the complete paintings* Easily locate the paintings you want to view* Wide selection of the artist’s pen and chalk drawings also included* Features two bonus biographies - discover Rossetti's artistic and personal life* Ruskin’s seminal lecture on Rossetti’s art* Scholarly ordering of plates into chronological order and literary genresCONTENTS:The HighlightsTHE GIRLHOOD OF MARY VIRGINECCE ANCILLA DOMINI: THE ANNUNCIATIONTHE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF BEATRICETHE SEED OF DAVIDBOCCA BACIATAHELEN OF TROYVENUS VERTICORDIATHE BELOVEDBEATA BEATRIXMONNA VANNAREVERIELA PIA DE’ TOLOMEIDANTE’S DREAM AT THE TIME OF THE DEATH OF BEATRICETHE BOWER MEADOWLA GHIRLANDATAPROSERPINEASTARTE SYRIACAA VISION OF FIAMMETTAThe PaintingsTHE COMPLETE PAINTINGSALPHABETICAL LIST OF PAINTINGSSelected DrawingsLIST OF DRAWINGSThe Biographies and CriticismRECOLLECTIONS OF DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI by T. Hall CaineBRIEF BIOGRAPHY: DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI by Richard GarnettREALISTIC SCHOOLS OF PAINTING: D. G. ROSSETTI AND W. HOLMAN HUNT by John Ruskin

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