Aurea Catena

Alternately titled: Golden Chain

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1868 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: colored chalks on grey-blue paper
Dimensions: 30 x 24 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1868 (circa)
Exhibition History: B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.67) (entitled as a study for La Pia ); New Gallery, 1897 (no.57) (entitled La Donna della Finestra ); Fogg Museum of Art, 1946 (no. 73)
Model: Jane Burden Morris


Current Location: Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University
Catalog Number: 1943.744
Archival History: L.R. Valpy; Included in the Rossetti Sale (lot 38), £210; Purchased by Lord Battersea; Barbizon House; Cecil French; Grenville L. Winthrop Bequest to the Fogg Museum of Art

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Aurea Catena
Copyright: © Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University


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    Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial , 150b recto.
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    Stephens, Dante Gabriel Rossetti , 71.
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    Surtees, Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2 plate 297.
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    Wood, Drawings of DGR , [105] (plate XLIII).
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    Delaware Art Museum print.
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    Hollyer print, Delaware Art Museum.
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