(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1848-1910

English painters who shared the goal of the German Nazarenes to create an art deprived from the Greco-Roman classicism which was - according to them - prevalent since Raphael, hence their name. So they used themes taken from British history, such as King Arthur legends and Shakespeare's plays, which they illustrated with vibrant colours and melancholy.
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Sir John Everett Millais

Pelleas and Melisande
Edmund Blair Leighton

Tree of Life
Sir Edward Burne-Jones

Robins of Modern Times
John Roddam Spencer-Stanhope

Yes or No?
Edmund Blair Leighton

Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus
John William Waterhouse

Mount's Bay
John Edward Brett, A.R.A.

Morte d'Arthur
Frederic George Stephens

Mariana in the South
John William Waterhouse

Edmund Blair Leighton

Death of the Dragon
Evelyn de Morgan

Portrait of Elizabeth Siddal
Dante Gabriel Rossetti

The Light of the Harem
Sir Frederic Lord Leighton

Lady Godiva
John Maler Collier

Palazzo Rezzonico
Sir Frederic Lord Leighton

Alexa Wilding
Dante Gabriel Rossetti

The Toilet
John William Waterhouse
Top 10 museums with Pre-Raphaelite art
Tate Britain - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)118 artworks
Birmingham Museums and Art GalleryEngland (Birmingham)61 artworks
De Morgan Centre - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)41 artworks
Manchester Art GalleryUnited Kingdom (Manchester)33 artworks
National Portrait Gallery - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)31 artworks
Fitzwilliam Museum - CambridgeUnited Kingdom (Cambridge)30 artworks
Victoria and Albert Museum - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)27 artworks
United Kingdom (London)25 artworks
Ashmolean Museum - OxfordUnited Kingdom (Oxford)24 artworks
Lady Lever Art Gallery - LiverpoolUnited Kingdom (Port Sunlight)24 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1848
Why 1848?: Foundation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood by Millais, Rossetti and Hunt.

End date:  1910
Why 1910?: Most of pre-Raphaelite painters were dead at this date and the style went out of fashion after the Victorian era.