Lizzie Siddal by Lucinda Dickens Hawksley
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ISBN
9780233004020
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
256
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

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The supermodel did not arrive when Twiggy first donned false eyelashes; the concept began more than 100 years previously, with a young artists' model whose face captivated a generation.

Saved from the drudgery of a working-class existence by a young Pre-Raphaelite artist, Lizzie Siddal rose to become one of the most famous faces in Victorian Britain and a pivotal figure of London's artistic world, until tragically ending her young life in a laudanum-soaked suicide in 1862.

In the twenty-first century, even those who do not know her name always recognise her face: she is Millais' doomed Ophelia and Rossetti's beatified Beatrice. With many parallels in the modern-day world of art and fashion, this biography takes Lizzie from the background of Dante Rossetti's life and, finally, brings her to the forefront of her own.
ISBN:
9780233004020
Publication Date:
03 / 02 / 2014
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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