Morris and Company (maker)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (designer)

1862 (circa)

Physical Description

Dimensions: 32.5 in. (height); 78.38 in. (length); 26 in. (depth)

Production Description

Production Date: 1862 (circa)
Exhibition History: Exhibition of Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Arts, Victoria & Albert Museum (1952)


Current Location: Fitzwilliam Museum
Catalog Number: M/F.1 & A-1918
Purchase Price: Charles Fairfax Murray gave the sofa to the Fitzwilliam Museum in 1918.
Archival History: Charles Fairfax Murray

Scholarly Commentary


Rossetti designed this sofa for Morris and Company, including three large decorative ovals, “Amor”, “Amans”, and “Amata” , and decorative roundels for the frame.

Copyright: ©Fitzwilliam Museum
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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