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 (rō-zĕt′ē), Dante Gabriel 1828-1882.
British poet and painter. A founder (1848) of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, he is known for his portraits and his vividly detailed, mystic poems, including "The Blessed Damozel" (1850). His sister Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) wrote lyrical religious works and ballads, such as "Up-Hill" (1861).


1. (Biography) Christina Georgina. 1830–94, British poet
2. (Biography) her brother, Dante Gabriel. 1828–82, British poet and painter: a leader of the Pre-Raphaelites


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1. Christina Georgina, 1830–94, English poet.
2. her brother, Dante Gabriel (Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti), 1828–82, English poet and painter.
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To make it fair, Ruskin had relit the seven lamps of architecture, and written the seven labours of Hercules; for these windows through a whole youth Burne Jones had worshipped painted glass at Oxford, and to breathe romance into these frescos had Rossetti been born, and Dante born again.
He would never exactly reply to Philip's eager questioning, but with a merry, rather stupid laugh, hinted at a romantic amour; he quoted a few lines of Rossetti, and once showed Philip a sonnet in which passion and purple, pessimism and pathos, were packed together on the subject of a young lady called Trude.
Of other modern poets I have read some things of William Morris, like the "Life and Death of Jason," the "Story of Gudrun," and the "Trial of Guinevere," with a pleasure little less than passionate, and I have equally liked certain pieces of Dante Rossetti.
They talked together on Swinburne and Rossetti, after which she led him beyond his depth into the by- paths of French literature.
Suppose Queen Victoria gave a dinner-party, and that the guests had been Leighton, Millais, Swinburne, Rossetti, Meredith, Fitzgerald, etc.
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As William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and James Collinson began to make their names exhibiting paintings, and Thomas Woolner embarked on a career as a sculptor, it fell to the two remaining P.
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Burden married William Morris, but it's her professional and personal relationship with his mentor Dante Gabriel Rossetti which is explored in a new exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery.