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Saturday, 25 July 2009

Our Venus on the East Cliff

A New BBC drama series is celebrating the art and lives of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, the influential British painters who rocked the Victorian art establishment.

But many viewers will be unaware that one of the most famous Pre-Raphaelite paintings is on display in Bournemouth.

Venus Verticordia was created by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, one of the artists featured in Desperate Romantics (BBC2, Tuesday).

It hangs in Bournemouth’s Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, which has been described as one of the most “fascinating and unique” museums in the world.

Read More: Source - Bournemouth Daily Echo Saturday 25th July 2009

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