The Farmer's Daughter

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1862-65 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: red and black chalk
Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1862-65 (circa)
Note: This projected earlier date of execution is more likely than the later date upon which DGR gave the image as a gift to G. P. Boyce, a date inscribed on the back of the work.


Current Location: D. W. Posnett
Archival History: George Boyce Sale Christie's July 1, 1897 (lot 29), £2.2 s.; Quilter; Christie's sale June 11, 1968 (lot 153), £231; Leger Galleries; D. W. Posnett

Scholarly Commentary


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Description: The figure of the farmer's daughter is presented in half-length, turned to the left, with her head facing to front. Her hands are raised to tie together branches at upper left.

Included Text

To G.P. Boyce from D.G. Rossetti Dec.6/68.
Note: DGR inscribed this note on the back of the drawing.


  1. image

    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 225.
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    Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti , 238.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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