Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who adopts the principles or follows the style of the painter Raphael.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who advocates or adopts the principles of Raphaelism.

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Examples

  • John came prepared with a number of slides from artists both young and not-so that create works outside of the pre-raphaelite traditional so popular in fantasy illustration.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • I love pre-raphaelite artists, itmust have been great to see them live.

    2008 in Challenges (and a Few Other Things)

  • Her Endicott website introduced me to pre-raphaelite art and a lot of other good stuff.

    Doris' Shawl, with Feline Seal of Approval

  • Change of subject: I loved your pre-raphaelite stamps... do I gather you are another fan of William Morris?

    My 'angel of mercy', not thinking and some happier times

  • I see he used the pre-raphaelite model Jane Burden Morris

    The Romantic Dream

  • Not because it was a bad film, but I loved Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbavilles with a passion and his heroine looked nothing like mine, and his landscape (he shot in France) did not evoke the lush greenery and golden light and pre-raphaelite hues of my head-film.

    The Film of the Book

  • Not because it was a bad film, but I loved Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbavilles with a passion and his heroine looked nothing like mine, and his landscape (he shot in France) did not evoke the lush greenery and golden light and pre-raphaelite hues of my head-film.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • With her childlike face, and that expression of immobile absorption, of secret, continual perplexity, she reminded me of the pre-raphaelite

    A Desperate Character

  • The little Japanese, with his eternal smile, like the bronze figures of his country, was dancing with a pre-raphaelite English girl.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • His appearance is aesthetic, like a fish in a pre-raphaelite picture.

    Little Rivers; a book of essays in profitable idleness

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