Alternately titled: Spring

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: watercolour
Dimensions: 7 x 6 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1864
Other production information determined from the object: Spring
Note: Monogram located in the lower right corner. ‘Spring’ is inscribed in the lower left corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1864
Exhibition History: Glasgow Institute 1879; Glasgow International Exhibition, 1888
Intended Context: Design for a small panel in the Seddon Cabinet.
Model: Fanny Cornforth


Current Location: Stone Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
Archival History: A. B. Stewart of Ascog.; William Connall; Mrs. Turnbull until February, 1970; purchased through Hartnoll and Eyre by the Stone Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Scholarly Commentary


The design was made for one of the small panels in the Seddons cabinet , for which he also made the design for the large Music panel (see King René's Honeymoon ). It is closely related to the design for a tile, Threshing , that DGR made about the same time.


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