The Day Dream

Alternately titled: Monna Primavera

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: oil
Dimensions: 62 1/2 x 36 1/2

Production Description

Production Date: 1880
Exhibition History: R.A., 1883 (no.316)
Patron: Constantine Ionides
Date Commissioned: Autumn 1879
Model: Jane Burden Morris
Note: The present head is the second painted on this canvas.


Current Location: Victoria and Albert Museum
Catalog Number: C.A.I. 3
Archival History: Constantine Alexander Ionides Bequest; Victorian and Albert Museum

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The Day Dream
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    Delaware Art Museum print.
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