La Castagnetta

Alternately titled: The dancing girl
Alternately titled: The daughter of Herodias

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1863? (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: oil
Dimensions: oval 15 7/8 x 14 7/8 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1863? (circa)
Model: Agnes Manetti
Note: The head is perhaps taken from Agnes Manetti, affectionately known as “Fatty Aggie.”


Current Location: Jerrold N. Moore
Archival History: From Rossetti, J. Hamilton Trist 1866, £52 10 s; Christie's April 9, 1892 (lot 106), £12. 12 s; H. H. Trist; Mrs. H.H. Trist sale April 23, 1897 (lot 91), £5. 5 s; G. F. Simms 1955; Jerrold N. Moore

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La Castagnetta
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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 236.
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    Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial , 143.
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    Gowans and Gray, Masterpieces of DGR , 35.
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