Monna Pomona

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: watercolour
Dimensions: 18 1/8 x 14 7/8 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1864
Note: The monogram and date are inscribed at lower right.

Production Description

Production Date: 1864
Exhibition History: R.A. 1883 (no.308); Tate 1911 (no.2685); Bournemouth 1951 (no.58); Torre de' Passeri (Pescara) 1984
Model: Ada Vernon
Note: According to both Boyce and Surtees, the model is Ada Vernon, not Agnes Manetti (whom Boyce mistakenly calls “Jessie”) as suggested by WMR.


Current Location: Tate Gallery
Catalog Number: 2685
Archival History: Alexander C. Ionides; Goupil's sale 1895; Alfred De Pass; Presented by him to Tate Gallery in memory of his wife Ethel 1910

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Monna Pomona
Copyright: ©Tate Gallery, London 2001


  1. image

    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 247.
  2. image

    Delaware Art Museum Hollyer print
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