Portrait of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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English Pre-Raphaelite Painter

Dante Gabriel Rossetti was a British poet and painter who was one of the leading members of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. He was born on May 12, 1828 in London, England and was the second of four children in a family of Italian exiles.

Rossetti's artistic talent was evident from an early age, and he was encouraged to pursue his interests in the arts by his family. He studied painting at the Royal Academy of Arts in London and was later involved in the formation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a group of young artists and poets who sought to reform the art world and revive the spiritual values of medieval art.

Rossetti's work as a painter is characterized by its dreamy, romantic style, and its themes of love, death, and beauty. He is best known for his portraits of women, many of which are depicted in a nostalgic and melancholic style. He was also a prolific poet, and his poems often explored similar themes to his paintings, including themes of love, loss, and beauty.

In addition to his artistic pursuits, Rossetti was also a social activist, and he was involved in the campaigning for workers' rights, women's suffrage, and other progressive causes.

Despite his many accomplishments, Rossetti's life was not without personal difficulties. He suffered from depression and addiction, and his relationships with the women in his life, including his wife Elizabeth Siddal and his mistress Fanny Cornforth, were often troubled.

Rossetti died on April 9, 1882, in Birchington-on-Sea, England, at the age of 53. Today, he is remembered as one of the most important and influential artists of the Victorian era, and his paintings and poems continue to captivate audiences around the world.

27 Rossetti Paintings

The Beautiful Hand (La Bella Mano), 1875 by Rossetti | Painting Reproduction

The Beautiful Hand (La Bella Mano) 1875

Oil Painting
Canvas Print
SKU: ROS-1809
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Original Size: 157.5 x 116.8 cm
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, USA

The Blessed Damozel, c.1871/78 by Rossetti | Painting Reproduction

The Blessed Damozel c.1871/78

Oil Painting
Canvas Print
SKU: ROS-1810
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Original Size: 136.8 x 96.5 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

Sancta Lilias, 1874 by Rossetti | Painting Reproduction

Sancta Lilias 1874

Oil Painting
Canvas Print
SKU: ROS-1811
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Original Size: 48.3 x 45.7 cm
Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom