La Pia De' Tolomei

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: oil
Dimensions: 41 1/2 x 47 1/2 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1868-80
Exhibition History: R.A., 1883, no. 319; Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1901, no. 309; Manchester, 1911, no. 210; University of Kansas, Museum of Art, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and his Circle , 1958; Indianapolis and Huntington Hartford, 1964, no. 79; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Victorian Artists in England, 1965, no. 120.
Patron: F.R. Leyland
Original Cost: 800 guineas
Model: Jane Burden Morris


Current Location: Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Catalog Number: 56. 31
Archival History: F.R. Leyland; Leyland Sale, Christie's May 28, 1892 (no. 52); sold to John Bibby for £315; Bibby Sale, Christie's June 3, 1899 (no. 99); sold to Russell Rea for £273; by descent to his son Walter Russell (later Lord Rea of Eskdale); Rea Sale, January 19, 1949, Hollycombe House, Liphook; Leger Galleries

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La Pia De' Tolomei
Copyright: Spencer Museum of Art: SMA Museum Purchase


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 300.
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    Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial , 202.
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    Masterpieces of Rossetti (Gowans and Gray) , 63.
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    Radford, Dante Gabriel Rossetti , 56.
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    Delaware Art Museum print.
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    Delaware Art Museum print.
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    Delaware Art Museum print, Bancroft collection.
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