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Edward John Poynter

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Sir Edward John Poynter, Lesbia and her Sparrow, 1907

Zenobia Captive (1878), Sir Edward Poynter (mirror of original image)

Zenobia Captive, by Sir Edward John Poynter (English,

Reading -  Sir Edward John Poynter

Edward John Poynter and Books Reading, 1871

Allegory of Music by Carl Zewy  1890

Allegory of Music- Carl Zewy - 1890

Reinette: Jean-Frederic Schall

Setting the Stage - Elegantly costumed French ladies dancing by Jean-Frederic Schall

"Lesbia and Her Sparrow," [détail] 1907 -- by Sir Edward John Poynter

"Lesbia and Her Sparrow," [détail] 1907 -- by Sir Edward John Poynter (English, 1836 -

Edward John Poynter - Portrait of Agnes Poynter

artofrestraint: “Sir Edward John Poynter, Portrait of Agnes Poynter, 1867 ”

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Pre Raphaelite Art: “The Beloved" (detail), Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Miranda by Thomas Francis Dicksee

Miranda by Thomas Francis Dicksee

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European Mother Goddesses

The Masque of the Four Seasons Walter Crane - British, 1845 The masque was a dramatic entertainment that was popular in England in the and centuries. It was usually performed by masked players representing mythological or allegorical figures.

"Queen Eleanor and Fair Rosamund" by Evelyn de Morgan (1905)

Queen Eleanor & Fair Rosamund: 1905 by Evelyn de Morgan (De Morgan Centre - London) - Pre-Raphaelite

The Book of Sonnets (1868). Sir Edward John Poynter (English, 1836-1919). Watercolour.  The Book of Sonnets captures the romantic mood that was parodied in Gilbert and Sullivan’s opera Patience. The movement was embodied in the fascination with love-poetry, collecting blue-and-white china, ebonised furniture and its followers’ whimsical costumes - all elements that are embodied in Poynter’s watercolour.

The Book of Sonnets Sir Edward John Poynter (English, Watercolour. The Book of Sonnets captures the romantic mood that was parodied in Gilbert and Sullivan’s opera Patience. The movement was embodied in the fascination with.

Barine, 1894 Painting by Sir Edward John Poynter,  British, 1836 - 1919

Barine, 1894 Painting by Sir Edward John Poynter, British, 1836 - 1919

Portrait of Mrs William Paxton entitled The Red Fan by William McGregor Paxton 1906 Detail

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A Tale From the Decameron - John William Waterhouse 1916

John William Waterhouse (British [Pre-Raphaelite] A Tale from the Decameron, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Liverpool.