Victorian paintings

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The Victorian era was the period in Great Britain under the long-lived Queen Victoria who reigned from 1837 to 1901. The term is also used to describe later nineteenth century western society in general with its strong moral standards and sharply defined gender roles.

Victorian painters include John William Waterhouse, George Frederick Watts, Lord Leighton, E. J. Poynter, Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema , Edwin Weeks, Albert Moore and William Stephen Coleman.

Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema.

May by William Stephen Coleman
Ellen Terry (Choosing) by George Frederick Watts, ca. 1864.

See also


  • The Earth and Its Peoples A Global History, Bulliet et al, 2005.
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