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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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Translations

pre-Raphaelite

[ˈpriːˈræfəlaɪt]
A. ADJprerrafaelista
B. Nprerrafaelista mf
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Pre-Raphaelite

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

adjpräraffaelitisch
nPräraffaelit m
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Pre-Raphaelite

[priːˈræfəlaɪt] n & adjpreraffaellita (m/f)
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References in classic literature ?
A younger disciple of the Pre-Raphaelite Movement but also a strongly original artist was Algernon Charles Swinburne.
"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.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 16, 2019-: Arts Minister stops export of Pre-Raphaelite work
Pre-Raphaelite paintings will be heading to Laing Art Gallery and JMW Turner scenes will be loaned to galleries in Northumberland and Carlisle as part of a deal made possible by a PS200,000 funding programme.
Pre-Raphaelite paintings will be heading to the Laing Art Gallery and JMW Turner scenes will be loaned to galleries in Northumberland and Carlisle as part of a deal made possible by a PS200,000 funding programme.
They included pictures of her brother Dante Gabriel, co-founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and of her maternal uncle John Polidori, Byron's physician in 1816 and the author of The Vampyre.
ART lovers in Liverpool who have a few spare bob after Christmas could snap up this rare original sketch by Dante Gabriel Rossetti - for between PS20,000 and PS30,000 (if they're lucky!) The London-born poet, illustrator, painter and translator (1828-1882) was one of the leading lights of the Pre-Raphaelite movement and founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and this preliminary pencil drawing was once owned by fellow artist LS Lowry.
TheLeventis Gallery in Nicosia will start its Wednesday lecture series on October 3 with a lecture titled 'Burne-Jones: Pre-Raphaelite Visionary' by Dr Alison Smith.
From the time Millais and a group of like-minded artists--including William Holman Hunt and Dante Gabriel Rossetti--formed the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB) in London in 1848, opinion about them has been sharply divided.
Synopsis: Founded by a band of young iconoclasts, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood stunned Victorian England with its revaluation of culture and lifestyle.
The Pre-raphaelite galleries bring together highlights from this extraordinary collection to tell the story of the Brotherhood, and their revolutionary contribution to British art.