Washing Hands (study)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 13 x 17 1/2 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1865


Current Location: Mrs. Janet Camp Troxell
Archival History: Possible A. Ionides 1882; Mrs. Janet Camp Troxell

Scholarly Commentary


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Description: While the finished watercolour for which this is a study presents a man and woman, the latter in the act of washing her hands, this image is of the female figure only. The man, who would have been introduced at a later date, would have stood by her side.


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    Ainsworth, Double Work of Art, 111.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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