Rossetti Family Collection

This collection of correspondence from the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas offers insight into the lives and artistic endeavors of the Rossetti family, a British family of Italian descent whose members influenced art and literature during the second half of the nineteenth century. Principal correspondents include painter, poet, and founder of the Pre-Raphaelite movement in art, Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882); poet Christina Rossetti (1830-1894); and critic and biographer William Michael Rossetti (1829-1919).

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