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The De Morgans | The De Morgan Foundation

" It is indeed unusual to find two people so gifted, so entirely in harmony in their art, who acted and reacted on each other's genius. Their romance is one before which the pen falters." said an old friend of the De Morgans’.

On her seventeenth birthday, August 30th 1872, Evelyn De Morgan wrote in her diary: “At the beginning of each year I say ‘I will do something’ and at the end I have done nothing. Art is eternal, but life is short.” ~ Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919)

Evelyn was educated at home and started drawing lessons when she was On the morning of her seventeenth birthday, Evelyn recorded in her diary, "Art is eternal, but life is short." "I will make up for it now, I have not a moment to lose.

Portrait of Mary de Morgan by Evelyn de Morgan

Portrait of Mary de Morgan by Evelyn de Morgan

Evelyn De Morgan aged 10

From The Archives: Evelyn De Morgan, Water Pilferer

https://flic.kr/p/Eqr2wT | Detail - The Angel of Death, Evelyn De Morgan, 1880 | www.wattsgallery.org.uk/en-gb/

The Angel of Death, Evelyn De Morgan, 1880

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