I have discovered Pre-Raphaelites during my summer studies in London many years ago. But since that time I really love their kitschy but sometimes surprising paintings.
And all this just because of cover page of Oscar Wild's De Profundis where was used detail from Rossetti's Beata Beatrix.
"For us there is only one season, the season of sorrow."
(Oscar Wild, De Profundis)
But in this case it is a sorrow of a very strange kind. You do not cry – you have just very sad smile on your face as you feel that you have lost something in your life but it was so nice that you cannot cry anymore. You can just wait patiently…