Elizabeth Siddal and English Literature Online Talk


20 April 2021

20 April 2021
Ashmolean Museum
35 Beaumont Street

The Quest for Perfection Online Talk. Image: Edward Burne-Jones, The Knights Farewell, 1858, Pen and black ink on vellum, 15.9 x 19.1cm (cropped)
Image: Elizabeth Siddal, Pippa Passes, 1854, Pen and ink on paper, 23.4 x 29.8cm (cropped)

About Elizabeth Siddal and English Literature Online Talk

A talk with Dr Robert Wilkes, Independent Scholar and former Oxford Brookes Research Affiliate

This talk will consider how the Pre-Raphaelite artist, poet and model Elizabeth Siddal was inspired by historical and modern English literature in her artworks, many of which are now in the Ashmolean’s collection.

This talk links to the major exhibition, The Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings and Watercolours at The Ashmolean.

The event will take place online via Zoom, and a link to join the event will be shared in advance by email.

Booking is essential and tickets are £4 each.

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