CANADIAN PRE-RAPHAELITE COLLECTION ON DISPLAY IN THE UK

Feb 08, 2016

By Andy Johnson

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More than 100 drawings and sketches brought together over a 30-year period by Saskatoon art collection, Dr. Dennis Lanigan, are going on display in the United Kingdom for the first time.

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The collection comprises works by some 60 of the most prominent artists of the Pre-Raphaelite period with many of the pictures portraying their wives or girlfriends.  Above is Fredrick George Stephen’s portrait of Clare Stephens circa 1865.

“Pre-Raphaelites on Paper: Victorian Drawings from the Lanigan Collection” is on show at the Leighton House Museum in London.  It opens February 12th and runs through the end of May.

 

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