Pre-Raphaelite Models and Muses

Boho Chic was modeled after the Pre-Raphaelites.

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fann10I am a Pre-Raphaelite scholar, and artist. Christine Rosamond Benton is a Pre-Raphaelite artist, because I introduced these artists to her, and they were a great influence on her work.

Rena Victoria Easton is Pre-Raphaelite Model and Muse. When the artist Rosamond saw the painting I did of Rena, she took up art. When you read about these models and muses, you see how they moved within the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, became their muses, their lovers, their wives.

Joaquin Miller admired and emulated the Pre-Raphaelite artists, and models. John Fremont was his hero. Jessie Fremont had a famous salon in San Francisco. Mark Twain and Bret Harte were members. My kindred were neighbors of Miller, and socialized with him. The Benton family connection to the Bohemian Artists and Writers of the Bay Area -will be established in History, thanks to my efforts, and Rosamond’s fame.

I carefully chose the Pre-Raphaelites because…

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