Dante Gabriel Rossetti: His Family-letters, Volume 1

Ellis and Elvey

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Ellis and Elvey
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Dec 31, 1895
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Book 8
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)

* 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

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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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Book 39
The famous Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti was also a celebrated poet, scholar and translator, whose works influenced the European Symbolists, serving as a precursor of the Aesthetic movement. His early poetry was influenced by John Keats, whilst his later verses were characterised by the complex interlinking of thought and feeling, as demonstrated by his masterpiece, the sonnet sequence, ‘The House of Life’. This volume of the bestselling Delphi Poets Series presents the complete works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, with beautiful illustrations, rare works and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Rossetti's life and works
* Brief introduction to the poet and his work
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* The rare translations of Italian poets, including the complete translation of Dante Alighieri's LA VITA NUOVA
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes Rossetti's rare prose works, including the scarce short story – first time in digital print
* Features three biographies - discover Rossetti's literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Poetry of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
BRIEF INTRODUCTION: DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Prose
HAND AND SOUL
THE STEALTHY SCHOOL OF CRITICISM

The Biographies
ROSSETTI by Lucien Pissarro
RECOLLECTIONS OF DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI by T. Hall Caine
Extract from ‘FIGURES OF SEVERAL CENTURIES’ by Arthur Symons

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