Truefitt's of Bond Street

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1836-38 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Technique: pencil on handmade grey undated watermarked paper
Dimensions: 16.5 x 21 cm
Note: The picture is endorsed on the reverse by WMR who writes, “My aunt Eliza Polidori gave me this as being done by Gabriel—It hardly looks to me like his style in Boyhood—It is a skit upon a schoolfellow of ours, a son of Truefitt, the hairdresser. Date say 1841. WMR 25/10/85.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1836-38 (circa)

Scholarly Commentary


While Helen Rossetti Angeli agrees with WMR that the picture is by DGR, Fredeman suggests a slightly earlier date based upon stylistic evidence.


Truefitt's of Bond Street
Copyright: ©Robin Alston
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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