Lady Burne-Jones

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1860 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: black chalk
Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 12 7/8 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1860 (circa)
Exhibition History: Beaux Arts Gallery, Drawings and Paintings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti , 1940 (no.25); Maas Gallery, The Pre-Raphaelites and their Contemporaries , 1962 (no.76)
Model: Georgiana Macdonald Burne-Jones


Current Location: Mrs. Virginia Surtees
Archival History: Rossetti Sale (lot 153) for £11. 11 s.; purchased by Carr; Sir Sydney Cockerell; given in 1959 to Mrs. Virginia Surtees

Scholarly Commentary


“Intended as a wedding present to Georgiana Macdonald from the artist upon her marriage to Edward Burne-Jones in June 1860, but apparently retained by Rossetti since it was included in his posthumous sale” (Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 1, 159 (no. 276)).



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    Treuherz et al., DGR, no. 115.
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    Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 226.
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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 402.
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