The Blessed Damozel (study for head of child–angel)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: black crayon on cream paper
Dimensions: 16 1/6 x 11 1/2 in.
Frame: Inscribed on the frame is the note: “Wilfred John Hawtrey aged 18 months.”
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1876
Note: The monogram and date are inscribed at lower left. A label on the back reads: “Broadlands.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1876
Model: Wilfred John Hawtrey


Current Location: Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University
Catalog Number: 1963. 30
Archival History: (According to Surtees) Presumably Rev. H. C. Hawtrey (father of the sitter); Matthiesen Galleries 1962; Fogg Museum of Art

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The Blessed Damozel (study for head of child–angel)
Copyright: Courtesy of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums. Image copyright: ©President and Fellows of Harvard College, Harvard University.


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 2, plate 359.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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