Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: watercolour
Dimensions: entire paper 15 7/8 square, image itself circular 15 1/4 in. diameter
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1868
Note: The monogram and date are inscribed at right. An unknown hand has inscribed in pencil in the lower left corner under the frame: “repainted about 1874 or 1875 & Decer to Mar 1877 by DGR.” Watercolours have been tried out on the corners of the paper covered by the frame.

Production Description

Production Date: 1868
Exhibition History: Maas Gallery High Art and Homely Scene 1969 (no.35)
Repainting: Per note on painting, 1874 or 1875 and Dec to Mar 1877


Current Location: D. W. Posnett
Archival History: W. A. Turner; sold as The Rose at Turner Sale Christie's 1888 April 28, 1999 (lot 120), £89. 5s; Alexander Ionides; Ionides Sale Christie's Mar 15, 1902 (lot 31), £283; Mrs. Cohen; Appeared as Portrait of a girl with a rose at Sotheby's sale Feb.13, 1946 (lot 1), remained unsold at £58; Commander Kenneth Cohen, R.N., and Mrs. Cohen; Maas Gallery 1969; D. W. Posnett

Scholarly Commentary


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Included Text

DRG's pencil inscription of a mathematical sum appears in the lower left corner under the frame and above the inscription by an unknown hand (regarding the date of repainting).
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
File Name: s160.r-1.rap.xml