The Review of the Pre-Raphaelite Society, Volumes IV–VI
Edward Burne-Jones: 1833–1898. (Vol.VI, Nos. 2 & 3, Summer & Autumn 1998):
This publication has both inside and outside covers in full colour.
- “Edward Burne-Jones: An Address given at the Service of Commemoration in Birmingham Cathedral, 19th June 1998” by John Christian.
- “Obituaries of Edward Burne-Jones”. From The Times for 22 & 23 June 1898. Accompanied by Swinburne’s Memorial Poem.
- “The vision of Woman in The Golden Stairs” by Mary Gilhooly.
- “Burne-Jones and the Design of the Holy Grail Tapestry Series” by Donato Esposito.
- “Miss Wilkes’ Windows” by Joe Hunt. Emma Chadwick Villiers Wilkes was the wealthy Birmingham lady who in 1886 commissioned the Burne-Jones windows for the Cathedral. This paper prints correspondence (in private hands) and is essentially a history of the design and construction of the windows.
- “Living with the Burne-Jones Glass in Birmingham Cathedral” by the Provost, The Very Revd. Peter Berry.
- “A Reader’s Guide to Burne-Jones" by Ann S. Dean. A descriptive bibliography.
- “Edward Burne-Jones: A Chronology” by Roy Hartnell.
Vol.VI, No.1, Spring 1998:
- “Sexual Taboos, Catholic Views and Critical Reviews: The Unspoken Words about two Pre-Raphaelite Paintings” by Thomas J. Tobin. This paper considers contemporary critical reaction to Rossetti’s Girlhood of Mary Virgin and Hunt’s Awakening Conscience.”
- “John Brett’s Lady with a Dove” by Mike Hickox. The writer says that this painting of 1864 “is the most enigmatic of all John Brett’s pictures.”
- “Cliffe Castle Museum, Keighley” by Paul Hardwick.
- “Restoration at Buscot Park” by June E. Taylor. Based on a report in The Times for 13 April 1998. Buscot houses Burne-Jones’s Briar Rose series.
Vol.V, No.3, Autumn 1997:
- “William Holman Hunt: From Art to Literature” by Gill Stoker. Deals mainly with the influence of Hunt’s reading on his work as an artist.
- “Note of a Swinburne Biographer on the Algernon Crusade” by Ricky Rooksby. A survey of previous biographies of Swinburne, with remarks by Rooksby about his own approach to Swinburne’s life.
Vol.V, No.2, Summer 1997:
- “The Mystery of the Three Stonebreakers” by Mike Hickox. Supplements the paper which appears in the issue for Spring 1995.
- “The Pre-Raphaelites in Ireland" by Philip McEvansoneya. Concerns both Pre-Raphaelite work and artists in Ireland.
- “In search of the Background to Millais’ Ophelia” by Barbara C.L. Webb. “Background”, in this sense, means the actual scene of the painting.
Vol.V, No.1, Spring 1997:
- “The Perseus’ Cartoons" by Dean Horton. This concerns the unfinished work which A.J. Balfour commissioned from Burne-Jones in 1875.
- “William Fulford Revisited” by Roger Simpson. This supplements the paper which appears in The Review for Autumn 1993.
- “Christina Rossetti and Blackwoods by Jan Marsh.
Vol.IV, No.3, Autumn 1996:
- “The Works of James Collinson (1825–1881)” by Valerie A. Cox. A companion paper to the one which appears in the issue for Autumn 1995.
- “William Morris Revisited: Questioning the Legacy” The author, Jennifer Harris, was Curator of the exhibition with this title.
- “The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth” by Mark Bills.
Vol.IV, No.2, Summer 1996:
- “Leighton and the Pre-Raphaelites” by Leonee Ormond.
- “From Word to Icon: The Advent of Visuality” by Thomas J. Tobin. Deals largely with the contemporary critical reaction to the P.R.B.’s work.
- “Tullie House Art Gallery, Carlisle” by Judith Stevenson.
Vol.IV, No.1, Spring 1996:
- “Re-thinking the Legend: Georgiana Burne-Jones and William Morris” by Isabelle Williams.
- “John Brett’s Portraits” by Mike Hickox.
- “More Light on the Royal Academy’s Rejection of Brett’s Florence” by Philip McEvansoneya.