Roman Soldier

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1839 May 26

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 9 x 9 cm
Signature: G.R.
Date on Image: May 26, 1839
Note: In addition to DGR's signature on the verso of this drawing, there is also a note by WMR: “Copied.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1839 May 26

Scholarly Commentary


This drawing is one of three Biblical subjects reproduced in The Rossetti Cabinet . As WMR's note on the verso suggests, these images are likely copies, perhaps after Martin and Westall's Illustrations of the Bible, which was known to be a favorite book of the artist.


Roman Soldier
Copyright: ©Robin Alston

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Roman Soldier
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