Philip Hermogenes Calderon (1833-1898)

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Measure for Measure, 1873

Take, O take these lips away That so sweetly were foresworn And those eyes the break of day Lights that so misled the morn That my kisses bring again, bring again Seals of love, but sealed in vain, sealed in vain.
Measure for Measure, Act IV, Scene II
Shakespeare

Frank Dicksee (1853-1928)

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Chivalry, 1885

Briton Rivière (1840-1920)

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Hope Deferred, 1881

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)

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The Beloved (The Bride), 1865-1866

Rossetti inscribed the frame with lines from The Song of Solomon and Psalm 45:

My beloved is mine and I am his. (The Song of Solomon 2:16). Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is better than wine. (The Song of Solomon 1:2). She shall be brought unto the King in raiment of needlework: the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee. (Psalms 45:14)

Kate Elizabeth Bunce (1856-1927)

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The Keepsake, 1898/1901

Alfred Joseph Woolmer (1805-1892)

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Cymbeline, circa 1840

Henrietta Rae (1859-1928)

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Hylas and the Water Nymphs, circa 1909

Reginald Arthur (1871-1934)

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The Death of Cleopatra, 1892