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ART TALKS WITH REBECCA ALBIANI: WHAT THE DICKENS?
December 14, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
In 1843 Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol extolled brotherhood and charity. But seven years later, Dickens penned an extremely uncharitable review of the young painters styling themselves the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, calling Millais’s Jesus “a wry-necked, blubbering red-headed boy in a bed-gown.” Learn how their relationships evolved from poisonous rhetoric to respect and friendship.
Rebecca Albiani photo by Jonathan Vanderweit