Pippa Passes

Alternately titled: Pippa Passing the Loose Women

Elizabeth Siddal


Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink
Dimensions: unknown

Production Description

Production Date: 1854


Current Location: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Scholarly Commentary


This scene is based on several lines from Robert Browning's poetic drama, Pippa Passes, in which the virginal heroine encounters a group of prostitutes discussing their lovers.


  • Barringer, The Pre–Raphaelites, 144.
  • Hill, Letters of DGR to William Allingham, 161.
  • Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial , 34.
  • Marsh, Pre–Raphaelite Sisterhood, 71.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
File Name: op54.rap.xml