Publisher description for Pre-Raphaelite painting and nineteenth-century realism / Marcia Werner.
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Marcia Werner challenges several long-standing beliefs about the Pre-Raphaelite painting movement, often characterized as a disparate group who pursued divergent, even antithetical goals. Werner argues that the Pre-Raphaelites developed and shared an artistic philosophy comprehensive enough to embrace all of their differences. She reconstructs this credo through careful study of writings by Pre-Raphaelite artists.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Pre-Raphaelitism, Realism in art Europe, Art, European 19th century