HyperAllergic is a great art blog, and today they posted about William Morris’s Red House. Conservators have uncovered a biblical painting which was a collaborative effort between five of the artists, including William Morris. I copied the story below; you may want to subscribe to HyperAllergic! Images are larger on their site!
Conservators Uncover Collaborative Pre-Raphaelite Mural
by Jillian Steinhauer on August 19, 2013
The newly discovered bedroom mural at the Red House, attributed to William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Elizabeth Siddal, and Ford Madox Brown (all photos courtesy the Red House on Twitter)
Conservators have discovered an entire wall painting done by five Pre-Raphaelite artists in a house in a London suburb. The building, known as the Red House, was the home of Arts and Crafts movement founderWilliam Morris between 1860 and 1865; sometime during those years, Morris completed the painting in collaboration with artists Edward Burne-Jones, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Elizabeth Siddal (Rossetti’s wife), andFord Madox Brown.
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