A Fight for a Woman

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: watercolour
Dimensions: 13 1/2 x 11 in.
Signature: monogram
Note: The monogram is inscribed at lower right.

Production Description

Production Date: 1865
Exhibition History: B.F.A.C. 1883 (no.39); University of Kansas Museum of Art, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and his Circle, 1958; American Federation of Arts, British Watercolors in American Collections , 1961-3; Indianapolis and Huntington Hartford 1964 (no.63)
Patron: Gambart
Note: Gambart refused it as “likely to prove unpopular” ( Surtees 103).


Current Location: Detroit Institute of the Arts
Catalog Number: 26-79
Archival History: George Rae, £52; Viscount Leverhulme; Anderson Galleries, New York March 4, 1926 (lot 267)

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A Fight for a Woman
Copyright: ©Detroit Institute of Arts


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 262.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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