The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a collection of Victorian artists united in the idea that Raphael had exercised a corrupting influence on art. Controversial in their day, they established a style of painting which celebrated the beauty of nature, whilst avoiding the dogmatic approach they saw as prevalent amongst their peers. However, grounding these lofty ideals was the Brotherhood's fourth and final declaration - to produce thoroughly good pictures and statues.
Gives the frame its character and provides the perfect setting for an artwork to be fully enjoyed.
Protects the artwork from dust and wilting so that it can be admired for many years.
Adds depth to an image and works with the moulding to enhance and protect the artwork.
Bonds to the artwork ensuring it is perfectly smooth and holds the whole frame together.
The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.