(1828 - 1882)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti was active/lived in England. Dante Rossetti is known for religious and allegorical painting, idealized women.
Biography Dante Rossetti
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A painter and poet, Dante Gabriel Rossetti was a key member of the
Pre-Raphaelites in England, a group of painters and poets led by
Rossetti, John Ruskin, William Holman Hunt and John Millais.
Their aesthetic goal was to return to a medieval period, 'pre Raphael',
meaning before the influence of the painter Raphael (1483-1520) and to
re-vitalize the medieval focus on religion and realism that held
closely to nature.
Rossetti was born to the exiled Italian scholar, Gabriel Rossetti, and
was the brother of Christina Rossetti, a prominent poet. Dante
Rosetti became a student from 1845 to 1847 at the Royal Academy Antique
School, and there began the association with Hunt and Millais.
Rossetti's early pre-R
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