Dante Gabriel Rossetti
(1828 – 1882)
A Painter and prolific poet. His works are said to hold a romantic and medieval atmosphere.
Rossetti became a founding and often leading member of the influencial Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
'The worst moment for the atheist is when he is really thankful and has nobody to thank'.
'I have been here before,
But when or how I cannot tell:
I know the grass beyond the door,
The sweet, keen smell, The sighing sound, the lights around the shore'.
Dante Gabriel Rosseti lived at 16 Cheyne Walk.
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