Mrs. Ford Madox Brown

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1860 November

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 11 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: Nov. 1860
Other production information determined from the object: The following is written on the mount below the drawing: ‘To Cathy Hueffer with an old friends warmest wishes, D.R. Rossetti, New Year 1873.’
Note: The monogram is located on the left and the date on the right.

Production Description

Production Date: 1860 November
Exhibition History: B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.137); Manchester, 1911 (no.176)
Model: Emma Hill Madox Brown


Current Location: Mrs. Oliver Soskice
Archival History: Given to Catherine Hueffer (Mrs. Franz Hueffer, daughter of Emma and Ford Madox Brown); bequeathed to her daughter, Juliet, Mrs. David Soskice; by descent to her son Oliver Soskice, and thence to his widow, Mrs. Oliver Soskice

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Description: The portrait is bust-length, with the head turned to the right and nearly in profile. The hair falls over the shoulders and a shadow is cast on the back wall.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
File Name: s274.rap.xml