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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

(1828—1882) painter and poet

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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828–82)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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2005
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A founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848), Rossetti developed a highly personal subject-matter and symbolism inspired by

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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(b London, 12 May 1828; d Birchington, nr. Margate, Kent, 9 Apr. 1882). English painter and poet. He came from a remarkable and talented family: his father was an exiled Italian ... More
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828–82)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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His designs for W. Allingham’s ‘Maids of Elfen-mere’ (1855) and E. *Moxon’s Tennyson (1857) initiated a new style in ...

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828–82)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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2005
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(1828–82).

Son of the exiled carbonaro and Dantist Gabriele Rossetti (1783–1854), he published the first English

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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A founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, he developed a style of medieval Romanticism after the group dispersed. His lush

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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2003
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(1828–82).

English poet and painter, born in London. Rossetti was a precocious, charismatic, but ill-disciplined student who left

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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2006
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Like the Renaissance poet Dante Alighieri (1265–1321), whose name he was given by his father, a scholar of

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