Alice Boyd

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1862 December 20
Model: Alice Boyd


◦ Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 237.

◦ Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 157-158 (no. 268).

Scholarly Commentary


Alice Boyd, William Bell Scott's close friend, owned Penkill Castle, where DGR—twice a visitor in 1868 and 1869—wrote and edited for publication most of his 1870 volume of Poems. This is the only known drawing of Miss Boyd made by DGR.

Production History

Executed at Newcastle Upon Tyne during a Christmas visit with William Bell Scott.

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