[Book Nerd Art] Cover of Goblin Market and other poems, 1862

Cover of Goblin Market and other poems by Christina Rossetti, 1862. The artwork is by her brother, Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

 Goblin Market

Goblin Market and other poems

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Writers in Art: Christina Rossetti and Her Mother Frances…

…in a chalk portrait by their brother/son, Dante Gabriel Rossetti:

Christina Rossetti and Her Mother Frances by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1877

Christina Rossetti and Her Mother Frances by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1877

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[Alternative Muses] Going, Going, Gone: Rossetti, Rilke, Phillpotts

“Choose love not in the shallows/but in the deep.”-Christina Rossetti (died on 12/29/1894)

Christina Rossetti, portrait by her brother

Christina Rossetti, portrait by her brother

“Let everything happen to you/Beauty and terror/Just keep going/No feeling is final.”-Rainer Maria Rilke (died on 12/29/1926)

Rainer Maria Rilke by Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1906

Rainer Maria Rilke by Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1906

“The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”-Eden Phillpotts (died on 12/29/1960)

Eden Phillpotts by Frederic Taber Cooper, 1912

Eden Phillpotts by Frederic Taber Cooper, 1912

[Alternative Muses] Coming and Going: Christina Rossetti/Claude Monet Mashup

“Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I: But when the trees bow down their head, The wind is passing by.”-Christina Rossetti (born on 12/5/1830)

Three Trees in Grey Weather by Claude Monet, 1891

Claude Monet (died on 12/5/1926): Three Trees in Grey Weather, 1891