Part of the HOUSE OF HACKNEY x WILLIAM MORRIS AW15 collection: Artemis Amaranth Pink http://www.houseofhackney.com/collections/artemis.html
The story that inspired The Woodpecker tapestry comes from Ovid's Metamorphoses and deals with an ancient Italian King Picus, who was turned into a woodpecker by the sorceress Circe
I think you can tell that Rossetti was infatuated with her just by looking at this image!
Art that I Love
A corner of the Great Parlour at Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton.
Blue & White Vignettes
Part of the HOUSE OF HACKNEY x WILLIAM MORRIS AW15 collection: Artemis Petrol http://www.houseofhackney.com/collections/artemis.html
Morris depicted as Syrian goddess Astarte Syriaca by Rossetti
Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Morris and others.
The Daydream - Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Victorian Art (Other)
Learning Curve on the Ecliptic: Arty Farty Friday ~ My Hero, William Morris
william morris wallpaper | Description Morris Tulip and Willow design 1873.jpg
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