Francesco Polidori

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1853 December 23 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: lithograph
Technique: lithograph printed on card stock with an octagonal border
Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.5 cm
Note: The lithograph, along with a lithograph of Gaetano Polidori, was tipped into a copy of Il Losario: Poema Eroica Romanzesco di Ser Francesco Polidori, edited and augmented by his nephew Gaetano Polidori. MWR's endorsement is inscribed on verso free endpaper: “This book contains 2 lithographs done by D.G. Rossetti at the request of his grandfather Gataeno Polidori. The head of Francesco P. is a mere fancy-portrait; that of Gaetano P. is taken from a daguerreotype. The pencillings are the writing of Henry F. Polydore. WMR 1905.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1853 December 23 (circa)
Model: Francesco Polidori

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Francesco Polidori
Copyright: ©Robin Alston

Included Text

Francesco Polidori
Note: This is inscribed beneath the portrait.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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