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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPre-RaphaelitePre-Raph‧ae‧lite /ˌpriː ˈræfəlaɪt $ -ˈræfiə-/ adjective  1 relating to the members of a group of late 19th-century English painters and artists a Pre-Raphaelite painting2 used to describe a woman’s hair that is long and curlyPre-Raphaelite noun [countable]
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Pre-RaphaeliteBut that makes her sound too pale, too Pre-Raphaelite.The Pre-Raphaelite beatnik, in other words.Some of her designs were included in the 1857 Pre-Raphaelite exhibition in Russell Square.When it came to designing jewellery, Edward Burne-Jones was probably the most prolific of the Pre-Raphaelite group.Rosetti, the founder of the Pre-Raphaelite painting movement shared the tenancy.The Wardley family collection contained many treasures, including many Pre-Raphaelite paintings, and Miss Hatherby knew them all intimately.An accompanying exhibition of Pre-Raphaelite paintings mounted by Peter Nahum will include a work by Burne-Jones priced at £85,000.
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