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Choose from 272 pictures in our Dream collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Featured Print

Surreal study, 1952. Creator: Shirley Markham

Surreal study, 1952. Illustration for a poem by TS Eliot. Shirley Markham (1931-1999) studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central School of Art in London from 1950-1952. The writer, artist, poet, and illustrator Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was one of her tutors, and her style of drawing was also influenced by other British illustrators such as Edward Ardizzone, Quentin Blake and Edward Bawden. Markham spent time in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy, and also visited Rome, sketching classical buildings. After graduating from Central, she worked as a graphic designer, producing book illustrations, cartoons for comics, menus and programmes. She gave up her promising career however when she got married in 1957. Middle-class women at that time were expected to devote their energies to bringing up children and running the home, and despite her obvious talent, she lacked the confidence to return to illustration. Her portfolio remained in the family attic for many years, but now her work is published here for the first time.

© Shirley Markham Collection / Heritage-Images

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'The Dream of Dante', c1871, (c1902). Creator: Unknown

'The Dream of Dante', c1871, (c1902). After 'Dante's Dream', painting in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Depiction of a passage from La Vita Nuova by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). British poet, illustrator, painter and translator Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais. Rossetti drew extensively on medieval influences, and particularly the work of his namesake, the Italian writer and poet Dante Alighieri. He married his model Elizabeth Siddal who sat for 'Beata Beatrix', painted a year after her death. He later became a founding partner in the decorative arts firm, Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co, developing a relationship with William Morris' wife Jane who became one of his 'muses'. From The Nation's Pictures. A selection from the finest modern paintings in the public picture galleries of Great Britain, reproduced in colour. [Cassell and Company Ltd, London, c1902]

© The Print Collector / Heritage-Images

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'The Daydream', 1880, (c1912). Artist: Dante Gabriel Rossetti

'The Daydream', (c1912). 'The Day Dream', painting in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. The sitter was Jane Morris, the wife of William Morris - Rossetti was involved in an illicit love affair with her at the time the picture was painted. British poet, illustrator, painter and translator Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais. Rossetti drew extensively on medieval influences, and particularly the work of his namesake, the Italian writer and poet Dante Alighieri. He married his model Elizabeth Siddal who sat for ‘Beata Beatrix', painted a year after her death. He later became a founding partner in the decorative arts firm, Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co, developing a relationship with William Morris' wife Jane who became one of his ‘muses'. Illustration from Rossetti - Masterpieces in Colour, by Lucien Pissarro. [TC & EC Jack, Frederick A Stokes Co, London & New York, c1912]

© The Print Collector / Heritage-Images