Love and Desire: Pre-Raphaelite Masterpieces from the Tate

A friend I shared a room with many years ago had a poster on her wall of John Everett Millais’ ‘Ophelia’. I remember being utterly mesmerised by this piece, with its rich colours and exquisite detail. Every time I looked at it, I saw something I hadn’t noticed previously. It was like a captivating story that drew you into its tangled web of intrigue.Read more…

William Holman Hunt The awakening conscience (detail) 1853. Image courtesy Tate.

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