Lizzie Siddal

A theatre friend recently asked me if I knew anyone that might be interested in painting ‘half a Hunt’ for a scene in a play that he’s currently working on about the preRapaelite muse Lizzie Siddal. I thought the prospect of the painting sounded like a good exercise in observation, so I agreed to do it myself. so, here’s ‘half a Hunt’ the original hangs in the Ashmolean.

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… and here’s a link to some contextual information about the painting and the painters’ pals…