The Pre-Raphaelite Movement in America 1

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Christine 1980 with Paintings



Rosamonds 1942 Lillian, Rosemary, June & Bonnie on Fence 2


melb0006Since 1969 I worked hard to bring my vision of establishing a New Pre-Raphaelite Movement in America. Joaquin Miller had befriended my grandmother when she was young. He would accompany her on the Fruit Vale trolley holding my infant father in his lap. Joaquin would have dinner with the Pre-Raphaelite Artist, Dante Gabriel Rossetti. His brother, Michael, was the publisher of ‘The Germ’. My grandfather published his poems and stories in his magazine ‘Bright Stories’. Royal Rosamond founded ‘Gem’ publishing. Royal published in Out West magazine as did Joaquin. I suspect his daughters appeared in early magazines as child models. Christine Rosamond included her aunts in her paintings.

Above is a photo of me posing in Christine’s studio. I was going to be her first male portrait. I left my hair grow long after the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

The discovery that a showing of Pre-Raphaelite Artists came to America while they…

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I am an artist, a writer, and a theologian.
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