Love’s Messenger, 1885. Marie Spartali Stillman (1844 1927).
Watercolor, tempera, and gold paint on paper mounted on wood, 32 x 26 inches.
Delaware Art Museum, Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial, 1935.
Talk & Tea with Dr. Jan Marsh
Marie Spartali Stillman: Degrees of Separation from Julia Margaret Cameron to Virginia Woolf
Saturday, November 7 | 1:00 p.m.
Enjoy a cup of tea and pastries, along with an exclusive talk with Dr. Jan Marsh, noted Pre-Raphaelite scholar and co-curator of the exhibition Poetry in Beauty. Marsh will speak on Marie Spartali Stillman’s life and work in relation to the artistic and literary culture of the late 19th and early 20th century. Marsh is currently working on the Late Victorian Catalogue at the National Portrait Gallery in London. She has published on a broad spectrum of Pre-Raphaelite art, including Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood, Women Artists and the Pre-Raphaelite Movement, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti: Painter and Poet. $8 Members, $12 Non-Members. Admission, tea and pastries included.
For more on the Poetry in Beauty exhibition, please visit the following link: http://www.delart.org/exhibits/poetry-in-beauty-the-pre-raphaelite-art-of-marie-spartali-stillman/.