The Day Dream

Alternately titled: Monna Primavera

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pastel and black chalk
Dimensions: 41 1/4 x 30 1/4

Production Description

Production Date: 1878
Exhibition History: B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.76); R.A., 1973 (no.360); Baden–Baden 1973–74 (no.135); Yale 1976 (no.24); Rome 1984 (no.13)
Note: The date which Marillier associates with this image is probably due to information received from Jane Morris herself (200). The image may in fact be the original drawing of 1872.
Model: Jane Burden Morris


Current Location: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Archival History: Jane Morris; May Morris; Ashmolean Museum 1939

Scholarly Commentary


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The Day Dream
Copyright: ©Courtesy of the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 389.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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