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Fairy paintings

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Books

Books: Rossetti’s fascination with women’s bodies and Dadd’s madness are investigated

Libido and lunacy — the obsessions of two artists

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Tate

The stuff that dreams are made of: Symbolists, Pre-Raphaelites, and Fairies dominate British exhibitions

The Tate Gallery proposes the origins in British art of Symbolism, the Royal Academy investigates fairies, while Manchester presents women Pre-Raphaelites