The Bower Meadow

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: oil
Dimensions: 33 1/2 x 26 1/2 in.
Signature: DGR
Date on Image: 1872
Note: Initials and date appear in the lower left corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1872
Exhibition History: Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, 1905 (no.14); Manchester, 1911, (no.215); Wembley, 1925; Royal Scottish Academy, 1937; National Library of Wales, 1939-1945; Port Sunlight 1948 (no.172)
Original Cost: £735
Model: Alexa Wilding
Note: Alexa Wilding is the woman in the right foreground.
Model: Marie Spartali Stillman
Note: Marie Spartali Stillman is in the left foreground.


Current Location: Manchester City Art Gallery
Catalog Number: 1909. 15
Archival History: Pilgeram & Lefevre; Walter Dunlop; Sir John Milburne; Manchester City Art Gallery

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The Bower Meadow
Copyright: ©Manchester City Art Galleries


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    Angeli, DGR con 107 illustrazioni , 103.
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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2 (plate 330).
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    Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial, facing page 170.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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