La Ghirlandata

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: oil
Dimensions: 45 1/2 x 34 1/2 in.
Signature: signature
Date on Image: 1873
Note: Signature and date appear in the lower right corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1873
Exhibition History: R.A. 1883, (no.298); Vienna 1927; Bradford Jubilee Exhibition 1930; Port Sunlight 1948, (no.173)
Original Cost: £840
Model: Alexa Wilding
Note: Alexa Wilding sat for main figure.
Model: May Morris
Note: The angel heads were taken from May Morris.


Current Location: Guildhall Art Gallery
Archival History: William Graham; Graham Sale, Christie's 1886, (no. 117); Joseph Ruston; Ruston Sale, Christie's 1898, (no. 50); Sir James Ross; Ross Sale, Christie's 1927 (no. 21); Croal Thomson

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La Ghirlandata
Copyright: ©The Bridgeman Art Library International Ltd., London/New York


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 334.
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    Gowans and Gray, Masterpieces of DGR , 49.
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    Angeli, DGR con 107 illustrazioni , 121.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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