Marie Spartali Stillman

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Birthday
10, 1844
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 6, 1927 (82)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1844
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 6, 1927 (82)

About

Prolific Pre-Raphaelite painter whose best-known works include "Love's Messenger" from 1885 and "Beatrice" from 1895.

Before Fame

She studied under the great artist Ford Madox Brown.

Trivia

Her paintings frequently portrayed women and scenes from classic works by Shakespeare, Boccaccio, Petrarch, and Dante.

Family Life

She was the oldest daughter of a wealthy merchant. She married and had three children with the American journalist and artist William J. Stillman.

Associated With

She was the mother of renowned author Virginia Woolf, who was also involved in the Pre-Raphaelite art movement.

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