Love's Messenger, 1885. Marie Spartali Stillman (1844 1927). Watercolor, tempera, and gold paint on paper mounted on wood, 32 x 26 inches. Delaware Art Museum, Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial, 1935.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Marie Spartali Stillman (10 March 1844 – 6 March 1927), British Pre-Raphaelite painter of Greek descent, arguably the greatest female artist of that movement. During a 60-year career she produced over 100 works, contributing regularly to exhibitions in Great Britain and the United States. She was considered a great beauty and sat for several Pre-Raphaelite painters. --Wikipedia
The Pilgrim Folk oil on canvas by Marie Spartali Stillman, British, 1843-1927. Stillman, considered a great beauty of her day and painted by Rosetti, trained with Ford Madox Brown and was mistress to Edward Burne-Jones. The painting is done in tertiary colors by using brown and mixing two secondary colors.