Fanny Cornforth

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 13 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.
Note: “D.G. Rossetti to G.P. Boyce, July 1862” is inscribed by Boyce's hand on the lower left. “ Venus Verticordia” is written in the center, probably in Boyce's hand. “Fragment study for Joan of Arc on the other side” is written in the lower right corner, also in Boyce's hand.

Production Description

Production Date: 1862
Exhibition History: Manchester, 1911 (no.141), entitled Venus Verticordia
Model: Fanny Cornforth


Current Location: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Catalog Number: 1434
Archival History: G.P. Boyce; L.W. Hodson; Hodson Sale at Christie's, June 25, 1906 (lot 93), £33. 12 s.; J.R. Holliday Bequest, 1927 to Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

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Fanny Cornforth
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