Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Ford Madox Brown, sculptor

John Pollard Seddon, architect



Chelsea Embankment

The bronze plaque behind the fountain identifies Brown and Seddon as sculptor and architect. The list of “Subscribers and Promoters” includes members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (Sir John Everett Millais, F. G. Stephens, William Holman Hunt), the Pre-Raphaelite circle (Arthur Hughes, A. W. Hunt, W. B. Scott, Sir Noel Paton) and the Royal Academy (Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema, , Lord Leighton, Val Prinsep, W. B. Richmond). We also find writers (Robert Browning, Edmund Gosse, Coventry Patmore, A. C. Swinburne, Sir Henry Taylor) and patrons (C. A. Ionides, Miss Horniman).

  • Portrait of Rossetti (detail)
  • Palette and books (detail)
  • Photograph 2011 and text by George P. Landow

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