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Sir Francis Bernard Dicksee ~ Study for "Chivalry" ..  ..  Pre Raphaelite Art~

Sir Francis Bernard Dicksee ~ Study for "Chivalry" .. .. Pre Raphaelite Art~

The Drake Jewel given to Sir Francis Drake by Elizabeth I probably in the year 1586. Victoria and Albert Museum.

The Drake Jewel given to Sir Francis Drake by Elizabeth I probably in the year 1586. Victoria and Albert Museum.

The Mirror by Frank Dicksee.  Probably my favourite painting.  The detail of the Mother of Pearl is awe inspiring.

The Mirror by Frank Dicksee. Probably my favourite painting. The detail of the Mother of Pearl is awe inspiring.

Sir Francis Drake, one of Lord Howard’s commanders against the Armada and the captain of the Revenge

Sir Francis Drake, one of Lord Howard’s commanders against the Armada and the captain of the Revenge

"Romeo and Juliet" by Sir Francis Dicksee,   Perhaps one of the most recognizable scenes in the art world, it is also one of the most romantic, and depicts the famed balcony scene in Shakespeare’s masterpiece.

Top 5 Most Romantic Paintings

"Romeo and Juliet" by Sir Francis Dicksee, Perhaps one of the most recognizable scenes in the art world, it is also one of the most romantic, and depicts the famed balcony scene in Shakespeare’s masterpiece.

La Belle Dame Sans Merci - Waterhouse (we used this on our wedding invites...)

La Belle Dame Sans Merci

Catherine Carey, daughter of Mary Boleyn, niece of Anne Boleyn, possible daughter of Henry VIII

Catherine Carey, daughter of Mary Boleyn, niece of Anne Boleyn, possible daughter of Henry VIII

The Sensitive Plant, study, Sir Frank Dicksee. English Pre-Raphaelite Painter (1853 - 1928)

The Sensitive Plant, study, Sir Frank Dicksee. English Pre-Raphaelite Painter (1853 - 1928)

In 1577, Drake was secretly commissioned by Elizabeth I to set off on an expedition against the Spanish colonies on the American Pacific coa...

In 1577, Drake was secretly commissioned by Elizabeth I to set off on an expedition against the Spanish colonies on the American Pacific coa...

Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir John Hawkins and Sir Francis Drake Queen Elizabeth 1's privateers, or pirates, dependent on your point of view

Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir John Hawkins and Sir Francis Drake Queen Elizabeth 1's privateers, or pirates, dependent on your point of view

Sir Francis Drake's ship, The Golden Hind: world encompassed by the above

Sir Francis Drake's ship, The Golden Hind: world encompassed by the above

16 May 1536, George Boleyn, Sir Francis Weston, Sir Henry Norris, William Brereton and Mark Smeaton Prepare for Death - On this day in 1536, the five men condemned to death for high treason prepared for their executions, which were scheduled for the following day.

16 May 1536, George Boleyn, Sir Francis Weston, Sir Henry Norris, William Brereton and Mark Smeaton Prepare for Death - On this day in 1536, the five men condemned to death for high treason prepared for their executions, which were scheduled for the following day.