Rossetti Dante GabrielRos·set·ti
, Dante Gabriel 1828–1882.
British poet and painter. A founder (1848) of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, he is known for his portraits and his vividly detailed, mystic poems, including “The Blessed Damozel” (1850). His sister Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894) wrote lyrical religious works and ballads, such as “Up-Hill” (1861).