The Seed of David (study for head of Virgin)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pencil and Indian ink
Dimensions: 13 5/8 x 11 3/8 in.
Date on Image: 1861
Note: Date written in lower right corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1861
Model: Jane Burden Morris


Current Location: Victoria and Albert Museum
Catalog Number: 493-1883
Archival History: Purchased at the Rossetti Sale, lot 150 for £19. 19 s; Victoria and Albert Museum

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The Seed of David (study for head of Virgin)
Copyright: © V&A Images/Victoria and Albert Museum


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 143.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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