Pre-RaphaeliteGirl Gang willintroduce readers of all ages to the remarkable women of the Pre-Raphaelite artmovement which began in the second half of the nineteenth century and continuedthrough the early part of the twentieth. From models to artists, these womenall contributed something personal and incredible towards the most beautifuland imaginative art movement in the world. From duchesses to poor laundresses,each woman has a story to tell and a unique viewpoint on art no matter theirage, status or background. Rich or poor, black or white, these women redefinedwhat it meant to be beautiful and influential in a male-dominated world andbroke new ground in art, business and women's rights to pursue the life theyloved. Spanning almost a century and uncovering the truth behind some familiarand less familiar faces, this collection will offer new information to readersalready interested in Pre-Raphaelite art and open the doors on an enchantingand revolutionary band of women who are unlikely and compelling role models.Artists, sculptors, inventors, models, wives, sisters and muses, all provideinspiration for ground-breakers and trouble-makers today.