The Blessed Damozel; sketch

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1869 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: pencil on lined note paper
Dimensions: 22 x 18.2 cm
Note: WMR's inscription is to the right of the image: “By Gabriel-c. 1869-must be a first rough notion of a Blessed Damosel.” The reverse side of the page contains random notes, apparently part of a diary, in DGR's hand: “A. Meyer (apparently) 171 New Bond St. writes Feb 27/68 that he has 21 ‘Pre-Raphaelite’ Italian pictures;” “size of La Pia for Valpy 19 ¼ x 15 ½;” a recipe for eye bath; “Elgin £21-3/;” “Went to Durham 30 May/69;” “L's Venus 30 + 23;” “Rolands up to 14 Nov.;” “June/70 lent Parsons 2 blue india scarves & a little silver one.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1869 (circa)

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The Blessed Damozel; sketch
Description: A recipe for “Bran tea for sore throat” is overwritten the image.
Copyright: ©Robin Alston
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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