Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

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Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

(1848–56) Founded by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, this group sought to recapture the innocence and beauty of Italian forms before Raphael, in protest against what they saw as the prevailing “frivolity” of art of their day.