British Pre-Raphaelite Painter, 1833-1898
English painter and decorative artist. He was the leading figure in the second phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. His paintings of subjects from medieval legend and Classical mythology and his designs for stained glass, tapestry and many other media played an important part in the Aesthetic Movement and the history of international Symbolism.
The Godhead Fires
Oil on canvas 97.5 x 75 cm
(38 3/8 x 29 1/2 in)
Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery (mk63)