The controversy led to James Collinson leaving the Brotherhood. Anna Alma-Tadema’s painting offers us a glimpse of the ‘House Beautiful’, recording the home of Aglaia Coronio (1834–1906) a member of London’s influential Greek community. Waterhouse was born in the city of Rome to the English painters William and Isabella Waterhouse in 1849, in the same year that the members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais and William Holman Hunt, were first causing a stir in the London art scene. Biography Early life. However, they were originally destined to beautify Victorian homes. Pre-Raphaelites Online (PRO) is an AHRC funded project that aims to bring together UK and US art galleries and museums with significant Pre-Raphaelite collections; world-leading literary and art-historical scholars with expertise on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood; and the nineteenth-century centres associated with the COVE collective both in the UK and the US. Pre-Raphaelites, Associates, and Later Followers [ Victorian Web Home —> Visual Arts —> Victorian Painters —> Pre-Raphaelitism ] The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood The women of the Pre-Raphaelite sisterhood have gone down in history as muses. Today, many Pre-Raphaelite works are in major public institutions. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (also known as the Pre-Raphaelites) was a group of English painters, poets, and critics, founded in 1848 by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.The three founders were soon joined by William Michael Rossetti, James Collinson, Frederic George Stephens and Thomas Woolner to form a seven-member "brotherhood". what I originally called ″Purist PRB″) up to the divergences of 1852, and then sub-title and improve the ongoing phases. Despite being artists in their own right, they are remembered as symbols, rather than creators, of beauty. Entitled ‘Beyond the Brotherhood, the Pre-Raphaelite Legacy,' it accompanies a new exhibition coming to the south of England, firstly to the Southampton City Art Gallery, opening today, and then, in February of next year, to the Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum in Bournemouth. By 1860 the only original member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood left was Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who retained the name and recruited other artists such as William Dyce, Joseph Noel Paton, and Ford Madox Brown. Under the title "The Pre-Raphaelites" we can distinguish the Bretheren's output (i.e. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a secret society of young artists founded in London in 1848. I was fortunate the other day to take possession of a rather splendid catalogue. William Morris, for example, is certainly a Pre-Raphaelite, but no way is he a member of The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.