George Eliot's Wesleyan Madonna

Title

George Eliot's Wesleyan Madonna

Description

George Eliot's "favorite painting in all the world" was Raphael's "Sistine Madonna”, which she and George Henry Lewes first viewed at Dresden when she was writing Adam Bede. In her journal, she recorded that on her first sight of the painting she sat down briefly, but then "a sort of…

Creator

Elsie B. Homes

Source

George Eliot Fellowship Review
1987: 18, 52-59

Publisher

GEFR and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1987
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Elsie B. Homes, “George Eliot's Wesleyan Madonna,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 19, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/154.