Dante Gabriel Rossetti (Art)

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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)

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* 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 genres

CONTENTS:

The Highlights
THE GIRLHOOD OF MARY VIRGIN
ECCE ANCILLA DOMINI: THE ANNUNCIATION
THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF BEATRICE
THE SEED OF DAVID
BOCCA BACIATA
HELEN OF TROY
VENUS VERTICORDIA
THE BELOVED
BEATA BEATRIX
MONNA VANNA
REVERIE
LA PIA DE’ TOLOMEI
DANTE’S DREAM AT THE TIME OF THE DEATH OF BEATRICE
THE BOWER MEADOW
LA GHIRLANDATA
PROSERPINE
ASTARTE SYRIACA
A VISION OF FIAMMETTA

The Paintings
THE COMPLETE PAINTINGS
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF PAINTINGS

Selected Drawings
LIST OF DRAWINGS

The Biographies and Criticism
RECOLLECTIONS OF DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI by T. Hall Caine
BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI by Richard Garnett
REALISTIC SCHOOLS OF PAINTING: D. G. ROSSETTI AND W. HOLMAN HUNT by John Ruskin

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