Fragment (from “On Mary's Portrait Which I Painted Six Years Ago”)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: [untitled]
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1847
Type of Manuscript: draft
Collation: 1 page
Note: one small manuscript leaf
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: Duke University Library
Catalog Number: Rossetti Writings III. Fragment

Physical Description

Paper: white unruled
Dimensions of Document: 3 x 4 7/8 in.

Scholarly Commentary


This is the only known text of these verses, which are clearly a rejected text once intended for “On Mary's Portrait Which I Painted Six Years Ago”.

Textual History: Composition

The 1849 composition date is conjectural.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 3-1843.dukems.rad.xml
Copyright: By permission of the Special Collections Library, Duke University