The Parable of the Vineyard: The Planting of the Vine
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Medium: pen and ink and ink wash, laid down
Dimensions: 23 1/2 x 23 in.
Note: Monogram in the upper right corner.
Production Date: 1861
Exhibition History: Beaux Arts Gallery,
Drawings and Paintings by Dante Gabriel
, 1940 (no.24); Bournemouth, 1951 (no.83); Victoria and Albert Museum,
The Firm of Morris & Co., 1961 (no.3)
Intended Context: Design for stained glass for the east window of St. Martin's Church,
Current Location: William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow
Catalog Number: A 263
Archival History: Sold to Mr. Johnson of Manchester in 1868; T.H. McConnell, who sold around 1870; Frederick
Leyland; Kerrison Preston; Sold at Preston Sale at Christie's on March 2, 1956 (lot 44) for
£63; William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow