Pre-Raphaelites Wall Calendar 2022
DUE SEPTEMBER. Wall calendar 30 x 30cm (opening to 30 x 60 cm). Published in six languages and printed in Germany by Tushita using environmentally friendly materials. Tushita specialises in both museum fine art and spiritual/mindfulness ranges.
The artists -
The Pre-Raphaelites were a secret society of young artists (and one writer), founded in London in 1848. They were opposed to the Royal Academy’s promotion of the ideal as exemplified in the work of Raphael.
The name Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood referred to the groups’ opposition to the Royal Academy’s promotion of the Renaissance master Raphael. They were also in revolt against the triviality of the immensely popular genre painting of time.
Its principal members were William Hollman Hunt, John Everett Millais, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. After initial heavy opposition the Pre-Raphaelites became highly influential, with a second phase of the movement from about 1860, inspired particularly by the work of Rossetti, making major contribution to symbolism