Pre-Raphaelite Mural Discovered in Home of William Morris

August 19th, 2013

The restoration of artist William Morris’s home in London has uncovered a full wall, Pre-Raphaelite mural, believed to have been painted by Edward Burne-Jones, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Elizabeth Siddal, Ford Madox Brown and Morris himself.  The work was discovered under layers of paint, completely unbeknownst to those working on redeveloping the house.  “In the morning we had one and a half murky figures, in the evening we had an entire wall covered in a pre-Raphaelite painting of international importance,” property manager James Breslin.Read more at The Guardian