Device is incompatible to play the video
Monday, 18 October 2010, 12:00AM
Museum of London

The Art of Illustration: Millais, the Pre-Raphaelites and the Idyllic School

Dr Paul Goldman

The final and 'most indispensable' founding principle of the Pre-Raphaelites was: "to produce thoroughly good pictures and statues". Derided by the establishment (including Charles Dickens) for producing art which was ugly and backward, the work of John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt have since come to take its place as perhaps the most important point of British art in the 19th Century.
This lecture looks in particular at the illustrative art of these movements and artists.

dr-paul-goldman

Dr Paul Goldman is based at the Institute of English Studies, University of London, and he is Director of Antiquarian and Fine Books; he is Former Assistant Keeper, Department of Prints and Drawings, The British Library.

Read More
Read Less

Transcript

18 October 2010

The Art of Illustration: Millais, the Pre-Raphaelites and the Idyllic School
Dr Paul Goldman

View PDF
Print
Related Future Lectures
Related Past Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

Architecture, Images and Image-Making Under The Stuarts

Professor Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Ruskin at 200: The Art Critic as Word-Painter

Professor Malcolm Andrews
Monday, 4 February 2019 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Cemetery in the Age of Pericles

Professor Edith Hall
Thursday, 7 March 2019 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Cockney Romantics: John Keats and his Friends

Professor Sir Jonathan Bate CBE FBA
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Creativity: Can Computers Cut It?

Professor Richard Harvey
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Romantic Lakes from Wordsworth to Beatrix Potter

Professor Sir Jonathan Bate CBE FBA
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Romantic Child

Professor Sir Jonathan Bate CBE FBA
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Wordsworth, Coleridge and the Poetic Revolution

Professor Sir Jonathan Bate CBE FBA
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Painting, Patronage and Politics under the Tudors

Professor Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Origins of Romanticism

Professor Sir Jonathan Bate CBE FBA
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

China: Art, Power and Revolutions, 1950-1976

Professor Craig Clunas
Monday, 14 May 2018 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Words and Pictures: Mixed Encounters

Dr Jenny Uglow OBE
Monday, 25 October 2010 - 12:00AM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Satire, print shops and comic illustration in late eighteenth and nineteenth century London

Mark Bills
Monday, 11 October 2010 - 12:00AM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The History of British Cartoons and Caricature

The Rt Hon Lord Baker of Dorking CH
Monday, 4 October 2010 - 12:00AM
WATCHED

From 1911-31, To What Extent Do You Think There Was A One-Way Conversation Between Western and Chinese Art and Why?

Professor Craig Clunas
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 1:58PM
WATCHED

Why Is Sir Walter Scott Not In Popular Culture Today?

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:59PM
WATCHED

The English Image of Scotland Prior to Sir Walter Scott's Writing

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:58PM
WATCHED

Sir Walter Scott's Involvement In King George IV Visiting Scotland

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:56PM
WATCHED

Was Your View Of Scotland Different Depending On Where You Were From?

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:55PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Unwanted Rubens Painting: Crucifixion and a Game of Pass the Parcel

Professor Simon Thurley CBE
Monday, 13 June 2016 - 1:15PM