“Redheads have moved history out of proportion to their numbers.”
Friday, 22 June 2018
152) Alexa Wilding
Alexa Wilding (born Alice Wilding, c. 1847 – 1884). One of the
favourite models of the Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti,
featuring in some of his finest paintings of the later 1860s and 1870s.
She sat for more of his finished works than any other of his more
well-known muses, including Elizabeth Siddall, Jane Morris and Fanny Cornforth.