Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) was an English artist and poet.

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Summary:

  • He is a member of the noble Rossetti family.
  • Besides painting and illustration, Rosetti was a gifted poet and was directly influenced by romantic and gothic literature.
  • He selected his middle name, Dante, to highlight his connection to the medieval Italian poet and writer.
  • He formed the English Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood with his brother William.
  • Rosetti was also a translator and published translations of significant works by Italian poets.

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Famous Paintings:

  • Proserpine (1874)
  • Bocca Baciata (1859)
  • Lady Lilith (1868)
  • The Day Dream (1880)
  • The Roman Widow (1874)
  • Beata Beatrix (1870)

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