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Robert Browning by D.G.RossettiFitzwilliam Museum
Illustrations to accompany my article “Browning and the Pre-Raphaelites”, Victorian Literature and Culture, 23 (1995), 117–45.
Arthur Hughes, The Guarded Bower
Oil on canvas, 1866 (Bristol Museums and Art Gallery) The wording on the frame (from Robert Browning’s “Count Gismond”) reads “Over my head his arm he flung/ Against the world”.
Pen and brown ink, 1854 (Ashmolean Museum)
John Butler Yeats, Pippa Passes
Watercolour and mixed media, 1869-72 (National Gallery of Ireland)
Arthur Hughes, Aurora Leigh’s Dismissal of Romney (The Tryst)
Oil on panel, 1860 (Tate Britain). From Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Aurora Leigh.
William De Morgan, James Lee’s Wife
Line drawing from a notebook
John Byam Shaw, Hist, said Kate the Queen
Pen and ink, 1897 (Peter Nahum at the Leicester Galleries)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Torello’s First Sight of Fortune
Ink on paper, 1849 (Tate Britain)
.... this devil’s smithy/Which is the poison to poison her, prithee? (The Laboratory)
Watercolour, 1849 (Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery)
Edward Burne-Jones, Love Among the Ruins
Oil on canvas, 1894 (The National Trust)
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