Kate Elizabeth Bunce (1858-1927)

Kate Bunce
The Chance Meeting, “Look in my face-my name is-Might have been” (A Superscription) Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Kate Bunce, originally associated with the Arts and Crafts movement, later became influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites. Her use of strong color and emphasis on detail, not to mention the Courtney Love Rossetti quote, reveal this influence.


Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896)

Christmas Eve, 1887

Frank Cadogan Cowper (1877-1958)

Venetian Ladies Listening to “The Serenade” on the Grand Canal, 1909
Fair Rosamund and Eleanor, 1920


John William Waterhouse (1849-1917)

The Crystal Ball, 1902
Ophelia, 1889
First of three paintings depicting Ophelia.

John Melhuish Strudwick (1849-1937)

Oh, Swallow, Swallow, 1894

Inspired by Alfred Tennyson’s poem ‘The Princess, A Medley’ (1847):

O Swallow, flying from the golden woods,
Fly to her, and pipe and woo her, and make her mine,
And tell her, tell her, that I follow thee.

Herbert Gustave Schmalz (1856-1935)

Nydia, the blind girl of Pompei, circa 1890

Herbert Gustave Schmalz was an English painter. He studied with many of the Pre-Raphaelites, and is considered to be strongly associated with that group of artists.

Walter Crane (1845-1915)

The Lady of Shalott, 1862

William Holman Hunt (1827-1910)

Isabella and the Pot of Basil, 1868