Art influenced by the art and themes of the Pre Raphaelites with biographies, auctions and information on these artists.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
David Wilkie Wynfield, Simeon Solomon, c. 1870
Wynfield inveigled his artistic friends into wearing costumes expressive of their personalities. Solomon was the only Jewish Pre-Raphaelite: in this he probably seemed exotic to Wynfield and the wayward strain in Solomon’s personality would have made him seem even more so.