Rossetti – Sex, Drugs and Oil Paint

Andrew Graham-Dixon considers the work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the painter and poet who reinvented the Victorian ideal of female beauty... and who dug up his wife's coffin to retrieve poems he had buried with her.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 28'47''
  • Broadcast year: 2003
Curriculum Connection
  • Art | Victorian Beauty

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Rossetti - Sex, Drugs and Oil Paint