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The brother who is about to drink is a portrait of Dante Rossetti, and the old invitee who is wiping his lips with a serviette is that of William Bell Scott, a great friend of the Pre-Raphaelites, a mediocre poet, and a poor painter. He left one painting (The Eve of the Deluge in the National Gallery), some Edward Burne-Jones, Laus Veneris, 1878. 3 cm. Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. etchings, and two volumes of his memoirs. He was an eclectic character, and his persistence in wanting to convert minds as resistant as those of Hunt and Rossetti to materialism was amusing.
We scorn their velocity, for it is without direction; we reject their decision, for it is without grounds; we re-probate their choice, for it is without comparison. Their duty is neither to choose, nor compose, nor imagine, nor experimentalise; but to be humble and earnest in following the steps of nature, and tracing the finger of God. Nothing is so bad a symptom in the work of young artists as too much dexterity of handling, for it is a sign that they are satisfied with their work and have tried to do nothing more than they were able to do.
Only after many long years did it become apparent that the disciple did not do what he was told, and that their friend was successful only because he did not listen to the leader or imitate the disciple. In France, these revolutionaries would have been content with supporting the same ideals and going to the same café for meetings. But in England, where three admirers of Shakespeare or Browning could not meet without forming a Shakespeare Reading Society or a Browning Discussion Group, the Pre-Raphaelites created a Brotherhood.