Jane Burden (1840-1914) was the daughter of a stableman aged 17 when 'discovered' by the Pre-Raphaelite artists in Oxford. She sat regularly for Dante Gabriel Rossetti whose admiration for her became an obsession, and in 1859 she married William Morris.
Evelyn De Morgan - Portrait of Jane Morris
A 1904 portrait of the Pre-Raphaelite model Jane Morris, by Evelyn De Morgan. Chalks on brown paper laid on canvas.
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