La Mandolinata. 1869. Dante Gabriel Rossetti
1. Open Google Images.
2. Type “Victorian Art”
3. Make an educated guess why there are almost only women in the pictures on my blog.
Very clever deduction, by the way. Not entirely true. Do you want a photograph of Gustave Doré to prove it?
Merlin and Nimue.
Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Mallory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.
"Psyche in the Temple of Love" (1882) (detail) by Sir Edward John Poynter (1836-1919).