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The Great Day of His Wrath, The Last Judgement and The Plains of Heaven, completed in 1853 shortly before 58 - 38 Sometimes this was expressed through imaginary visions such as The Woodnymph's Hymn to the Rising Sun (RA 1845); but more often he reverted to the pure landscapes of his younger days, as in The Evening^ Gun (first version RA 1848), which was praised for its deep solemnity by the French critic Theophile Gautier. The limpid calm of this work recalls the paintings produced by SamuelPalmer (1805-81) andjohn Linnell (1792-1882) atShoreham, Kent in the 20s and early 30s.
The Schools of Design were reorganized in the 50s by Henry Cole and Richard Redgrave into a more coherent national system of schools, examinations and teaching set up in the 30s 41 certificates. The schools were set up under the aegis of the Board of Trade; their purpose was solely to train ornamental arti-sts in order to improve the standard of manufactured goods; and they used rigid methods of instruction favouring mechanical exercises in geometry and ornament, rather than the traditional academic discipline based on the study of the human figure advocated by Haydon.
The enterprise was as much inspired by Raphael's famous decorations for the Villa Farnesina as by the murals of the Nazarenes at the Casa Bartholdy in Rome. The pavilion fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1928, , but a second royal fresco commission, Dyce's Raphaelesque Neptune resigning to Britannia the Empire of the Sea (1847), remains in situ at Osborne. Albert was also an important collector of Old Masters. The leading behind the revival of the early Renaissance style in Victorian painting, the Prince Consort, Dyce and Eastlake, were pioneers in the contemporaneous change in taste from the Carracci, Reni and the Baroque to artists of the age before Raphael, such as Duccio, Fra Angelico and Gentile da Fabriano, examples of whose work were bought by Albert in the late 1840s; at this time Italian 'primitives' were still regarded with suspicion by most British personalities collectors.