Lady Lilith) Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) Oil on canvas 38 x 33 1/2 inches. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware

“Lady Lilith” Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) Oil on canvas 38 x 33 1/2 inches. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware

On Dante Gabriel Rossetti: “He’s the worst of the Pre-Raphaelites, his work seems to be the nearest a painting can get to bad breath.” Lucian Freud as told to Martin Gayford in “Man with a Blue Scarf: On Sitting for a Portrait by Lucian Freud”.

Lucian Freud, "Man with a Blue Scarf", 2004

Lucian Freud, “Man with a Blue Scarf”, 2004

Books of interest:

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Or order from your local independent books seller. Mine is Battenkill Books. Find the independent bookstore closest to you at IndieBound.org

 

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