La Ghirlandata

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: coloured chalks
Dimensions: 36 x 30 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1873
Note: Monogram and date are in the lower left corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1873
Exhibition History: Agnew, French & English Drawings, 19th and 20th Centuries , June 1968 (no. 87); Pre-Raphaelite and Other Masters (Royal Academy, 2003)


Current Location: Collection of Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber
Note: DGR gave the picture to Charles Augustus Howell in payment for a 70 pound bill he owed.

Scholarly Commentary


This finished chalk drawing was the study for the oil painting DGR executed for William Graham.



  1. image

    Surtees, Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 333.
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    Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial , facing 172.
  3. image

    Wood, Drawings of DGR , plate V.
  4. image

    Delaware Art Museum print, Samuel Bancroft Collection.
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    Delaware Art Museum print, Samuel Bancroft Collection.
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