• Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

    Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) was a painter and poet, brother of Christina Rossetti.  In 1848 he was one of the founding members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, who rejected Victorian materialism and wanted to bring back into art what they saw as a pre-Renaissance purity.  He worked on English translations of Italian poetry and published a volume of his collected poems in 1870.  His long and widely-acclaimed sonnet sequence ‘House of Life’ appeared in Ballads and Sonnets (1881).

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