The Pre–Raphaelite revolution

Wednesday 14 March, 1–1.30pm

Room 45

Christina Bradstreet

Admission free, donations welcome

1848: A year of revolutions across Europe and the birth of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

How were these radical young artists influenced by the revolutionary events around them?

Christina Bradstreet looks for messages of reform and revolution in William Holman Hunt’s Rienzi vowing to obtain Justice for his Brother's Death.

Lunchtime talks

Focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.

Image above: Detail from William Holman Hunt, Rienzi vowing to obtain Justice for his Brother's Death, 1849 © The Capricorn Foundation