Jane Morris

Standard Name: Morris, Jane

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Dante Gabriel Rossetti
DGR met the woman who became known professionally as Fanny Cornforth in 1856, when she began to sit for him for paintings including an unfinished study of a fallen woman or prostitute entitled Found...
Family and Intimate relationships William Morris
On 26 April 1859, WM married Jane Burden , a Pre-Raphaelite muse who had posed both for him and for Dante Gabriel Rossetti . In 1861 and 1862, Jane gave birth to two daughters.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships William Morris
Soon after leaving Red House for London, WM 's wife Jane became increasingly ill. The Dictionary of National Biography suggests that her illness was possibly gynecological in origin.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
She remained a semi-invalid until her death.
Friends, Associates William Morris
WM 's associates included George Bernard Shaw , Annie Besant , Emery Walker , Vernon Lee , as well as Emmeline and Sylvia Pankhurst . His friendship with Dante Gabriel Rossetti ended in 1875, as...
Occupation Dante Gabriel Rossetti
DGR 's models as a painter included his sister Christina (whose poem An Artist's Studio offers an interesting perspective on the project of the male artist), his companion painter, poet, and eventual wife Elizabeth Siddal
Reception Vernon Lee
This book lost Lee the friendship of others who had admired her Studies of the Eighteenth Century in Italy. Broken friendships included those with Oscar Wilde (refigured as the character Posthlethwaite), Jane and William Morris
Residence William Morris
Philip Webb designed Red House in Bexleyheath, Kent, in medieval style for WM and his new wife, Jane Burden .
Spencer, Robin. The Aesthetic Movement: Theory and Practice. Studio Vista, 1972.
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