Joan of Arc Kissing the Sword of Deliverance

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: oil
Dimensions: 28 1/2 x 26 in., including frame
Signature: DGR
Date on Image: 1863
Note: The signature and date appear at lower right.

Production Description

Production Date: 1863
Exhibition History: Indianapolis and Huntington Hartford, 1964 (no.61)
Patron: J. Anderson Rose
Model: Mrs. Beyer
Note: According to WMR, Mrs. Beyer, a German woman, was the model. Benedetti, however, argues that the model may have been Agnes Manetti.


Current Location: Musée des Beaux Arts de Strasbourg
Catalog Number: 55.996.8.1
Archival History: J. Anderson Rose; Christie's Rose sale March 23, 1867 (lot 46), £94. 10 s; Samuel T. Peters; inherited by Mrs. Charles B. Scully; acquired by the Musée des Beaux Arts de Strasbourg in 1996

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Joan of Arc Kissing the Sword of Deliverance
Copyright: ©Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg Musée de France


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    Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial , 125.
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    Radford, Dante Gabriel Rossetti , 23.
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    Gowans and Gray, Masterpieces of Rossetti , 24.
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    Delaware Art Museum print.
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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 230.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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