Hermia and Helena

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1846 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink
Dimensions: 9 x 6 1/2 in.
Note: The title of the image, “Hermia and Helena” is written at the upper right.

Production Description

Production Date: 1846 (circa)


Current Location: The National Trust (Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton)
Archival History: Alexander Munro; by descent to Mrs. J. A. R. Munro; Katharine Macdonald

Scholarly Commentary


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Hermia and Helena
Copyright: ©Katharine MacDonald, care of Wightwick Manor (National Trust)

Included Text

So we grew together

Like to a double cherry, seeming parted
Note: These lines, spoken by Helena in Act III, Scene ii of A Midsummer Night's Dream, are inscribed at the bottom of the page.


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 12.
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