Midterm: image ID for all images, and four in class essay questions. Use complete sentences, provide examples of specific works, also take home essay question, a couple pages. • Pre-Rafialite brotherhood – wanted to get back to the pre-scientific way of painting, more connected to the natural world. Romanticism – connect with nature • Declaring holy war on British art, they don’t like the sensationalism of the academy art, and they also don’t like the mounting visual culture that is polluting Victorian society • They turn to the iconography of the middle ages Dante Gabriel Rosetti, John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt • Flat figures, illustrations, obsession with ‘stunners’ and beautiful, exotic women, historical women or mythological women • Women were very important as a symbol, fallen woman did something to compromise her moral purity, she moved out of the domestic space • These paintings are full of symbolism and meanings, especially with women and their
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