"The Oxford Union Library, Oxford, United Kingdom: On the walls are Pre-Raphaelite murals, painted by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, and Edward Burne-Jones. It also has a unique clerestory (Wikipedia will tell you all about it here). Suggested by Pretty Mind Clutter, who not only has excellent tastes in library, but a good knowledge of them!"
Bohemian-Austrian poet Ranier Maria Rilke is considered one of the most significant poets in the German language and contributed greatly to French poetry as well. His best known works are Duino Elegies, Letters to a Young Poet and the semi-autobiographical The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, his only novel. Rilke wrote in both verse and lyrical prose. he died of leukemia in 1923 at age 51
Beata Beatrix 1863 (30 Kb); Tate Gallery, London The death of Beatrice from The Divine Comedy by Dante, the original Italian poet. This painting also reflects Rossetti's greif after the death of his wife, Elisabeth Siddal, the model for Beatrice, painted from memory after her death.
Brazilian artist Carol Rossetti has created a series of illustrations to help motivate women battling discrimination. Originally penned in Portuguese, the captions have now been translated into various languages.