Victorian Art can be seen in churches as well as in art galleries. This is a
detail from a Victorian stained
glass window in Oxford Cathedral. Burne-Jones designed it for his friend William Morris. It is
reproduced from the cover of Ann S. Dean's book Burne-Jones
and William Morris. Burne-Jones was a great painter but he also designed
many windows. Ann S. Dean's book gives the phone numbers needed to see some
of his finest windows in Oxford and the Cotswolds.
stained glass artist was C.E. Kempe.
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The British Galleries of the Victoria
& Albert Museum. contain Gothic Revival furnishings by Pugin and Burges, and items by Morris and Co.,
E.W. Godwin, and Mackintosh.
Pre-Raphaelites, or PRB, were founded in 1848, by Millais, Holman
Hunt and Rossetti.
Frith specialised in crowded scenes of daily life.
Leighton was President
of the Royal Academy 1878-96.
Aubrey Beardsley did
striking drawings in pen and ink.
Whistler was an
American who lived in London, famed for his etchings, his paintings, and his
libel case against Ruskin.
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artists, designers and architects.
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