Gothic Romantic Inspired Art


Art that has been influenced by the Gothic Romantic style often has in common the idealisation of love, beautiful historical landscapes, ruined castles and the depiction of  romantic death. A common ideal behind this kind of art is the reaction to the perceived ugliness of the modern world of wars, machines, consumerism and mass production.
The reverence for the past and the idealisation of a haunted or dreamlike landscape is evident in such artists as John Waterhouse, the vivid water colours of
Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the exquisite fabrics and other works of William Morris.
Fabric by William Morris



















William Morris (1834-1896)
Henry Fuseli
(1741-1825)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
Frederick Leighton (1830-1896).
William Blake (1757-1827)
Edward Burne Jones(1833-1898)
Evelyn de Morgan(1855-1919)
William de Morgan(1839-1917)
Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale (1872 – 1945)
Charles Altamont Doyle ( 1832 – 1893)
Thomas Cole ( 1801 – 1848)
Frank Cadogan Cowper ( 1877– 1958)
Paul Chabas(1869-1937)
John Collier(1850-19334)
Andrew Wyeth(1917-2009)
Sidney Harold Meteyard (1868 –1947)

John Duncan (1866-1945)
Gustave Doré (1832 –1883)

karl friedrich schinkel (1781 -1841)

Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret ( 1852 – 1929)
Gustave Moreau  (1826 – 1898)
Pia de Tolomei
Dante-Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA









Fabric by William Morris




Painting by John William Waterhouse



















by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Jane Morris, the wife of William Morris, was Rossetti's model.

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