Pre-Raphaelite


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Pre-Raph·a·el·ite

also pre-Raph·a·el·ite  (prē-răf′ē-ə-līt′, -rā′fē-)
n.
A painter or writer belonging to or influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a society founded in England in 1848 to advance the style and spirit of Italian painting before Raphael.
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Pre-Raphaelites.

Pre-Raph′a·el·it′ism n.

Pre-Raphaelite

(ˌpriːˈræfəlaɪt)
n
(Art Movements) a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, an association of British painters and writers including Rossetti, Holman Hunt, and Millais, founded in 1848 to combat the shallow conventionalism of academic painting and revive the fidelity to nature and the vivid realistic colour that they considered typical of Italian painting before Raphael
adj
(Art Movements) of, in the manner of, or relating to Pre-Raphaelite painting and painters
ˌPre-ˈRaphaelˌitism n

Pre-Raph•a•el•ite

(priˈræf i əˌlaɪt, -ˈreɪ fi-)

n.
1. any of a group of English artists (Pre-Raph′aelite Broth′erhood) formed in 1848, and including Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who aimed to revive the style and spirit of the Italian artists before the time of Raphael.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Pre-Raphaelites.
Pre-Raph′a•el•it`ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pre-Raphaelite - a painter or writer dedicated to restoring early Renaissance idealsPre-Raphaelite - a painter or writer dedicated to restoring early Renaissance ideals
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
Adj.1.Pre-Raphaelite - of or relating to or characteristic of the Pre-Raphaelites; "the Pre-Raphaelite painters"
Translations

pre-Raphaelite

[ˈpriːˈræfəlaɪt]
A. ADJprerrafaelista
B. Nprerrafaelista mf

Pre-Raphaelite

[ˌpriːˈræfəlaɪt]
npréraphaélite m/f
the Pre-Raphaelites → les préraphaélites
adj
[art, painting] → préraphaélite
(fig) [looks] → préraphaélite

pre-Raphaelite

adjpräraffaelitisch
nPräraffaelit m

Pre-Raphaelite

[priːˈræfəlaɪt] n & adjpreraffaellita (m/f)
References in classic literature ?
Most likely they've already looked at all the antiques, and now they're making the round of the studios of the new people, the German humbug, and the cracked Pre-Raphaelite English fellow, and have only come to me to make the point of view complete," he thought.
TICKETS have gone on sale for the Walker Art Gallery's Pre-Raphaelite spring blockbuster show.
For along with his home, Tyneside industrialist James Learthart also commissioned many of the paintings of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood which now adorn galleries and private collections around the globe.
He said: "I used to go and look at the Pre-Raphaelite paintings.
A mysterious set of relationships emerged amongst its former owners, revolving round the almost forgotten artist, Robert Bateman, a prominent Pre-Raphaelite and friend of Burne Jones.
He describes his current work as being influenced by the 19th century Pre-Raphaelite movement and uses the latest digital media technology to create it, although some of the prints on show reflect his interest in street art and graffiti.
Isabella and the Pot of Basil, by Pre-Raphaelite painter William Holman, has been on tour to Tate Britain in London.
Meanwhile, a photographic exhibition celebrating Ken Dodd takes place at the Museum of Liverpool and the Lady Lever Art Gallery hosts The Drawings of Edward Burne-Jones: A Pre-Raphaelite Master.
This is an outstanding exhibition which underlines--vividly and persuasively --the pictorial and cultural radicalism of the Pre-Raphaelite movement.
Join us for a tour of the architecture and stained glass of the ROM and the Church of the Redeemer and an opportunity to see a rare set of Pre-Raphaelite windows by Henry Holiday in the Lillian Massey Building.