Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: chalk, primarily red
Dimensions: 35 1/2 x 28 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1869
Other production information determined from the object: Penelope
Note: Monogram and date in lower right corner. Title inscribed in upper left corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1869
Exhibition History: B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.89); Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, Leathart Collection, 1968 (no.67); Royal Academy, Pre-Raphaelites and Other Masters , 2003
Model: Ellen Smith


Current Location: Collection of Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber
Archival History: James Leathart; Bought in after his death for £100 by his son Gilbert Leathart, who bequeathed it to his daughter Mrs. Rodolfo Mele; Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber

Scholarly Commentary


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  1. image

    Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 277-278.
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    Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial , [154a recto], 155.
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    Surtees, Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2 plate 298.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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