The Blessed Damozel (finished study for central figure)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: black and red chalk
Dimensions: 31 x 35 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1873
Note: The monogram and date are inscribed at lower right.

Production Description

Production Date: 1873
Exhibition History: R.A., 1883 (no.328); R.A., 1973 (no.353); R.A., Pre–Raphaelites and Other Masters, 2003


Current Location: Collection of Lord Andrew Lloyd–Webber
Archival History: F.R. Leyland; Christie's sale May 28, 1892 (lot 11), £136. 10s.; Marchioness of Normanby; To her daughter Lady Elizabeth Davis; Lord Andrew Lloyd–Webber

Scholarly Commentary


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


Included Text

The Blessed Damozel
Note: The title is inscribed at upper right.


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    Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 319.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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