‘A countenance of April shine and shower’

  • William Michael Rossetti


[Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s] face was a very difficult one to make impressive in a work of art, the features being far from regular or imposing. It was a countenance of April shine and shower, to which full justice could only be done by its own varying and exceptional play of expression.

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  • William Michael Rossetti

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