La Bella Mano

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: crayon
Dimensions: 39 1/4 x 28 1/2 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1875
Note: Monogram and date are in the lower right, next to the figure's hands.

Production Description

Production Date: 1875
Exhibition History: B.F.A.C., 1883 (no. 68)
Model: Alexa Wilding


Current Location: Bancroft Collection, Wilmington Society of Fine Arts, Delaware
Archival History: Murray Marks; W.A. Turner; Bought by Agnew for £152. 15 s. at Christie's Turner Sale, April 28, 1888 (no. 94, “Washing Hands”); Bought for the Bancroft Collection in 1916

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La Bella Mano
Copyright: © Delaware Art Museum, Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial


  1. image

    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 342.
  2. image

    Delaware Art Museum, Bancroft Collection print.
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