Fanny Cornforth

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 12 3/4 x 17 3/8 in.
Other production information determined from the object: G.P. Boyce wrote in the lower left corner: ‘D.G.R. to G.P.B. Dec 7/62’.

Production Description

Production Date: 1862
Exhibition History: Leicester Galleries, Collection of Sir Hugh Walpole, 1945 (no.32); R.A., 1973 (no.284); Yale, 1976 (no.1)
Model: Fanny Cornforth


Current Location: Mrs. Janet Camp Troxell
Archival History: G.P. Boyce; sold at Boyce sale, Christies, July 1, 1897 (lot 28), £5. 15 s.; Herbert Horne; Sir Edward Marsh; Brinsley Ford; Sotheby's, March 29, 1939 (lot 54), £19; Sir Hugh Walpole; purchased from the Leicester Galleries for £78. 15 s. by Mrs. Janet Camp Troxell

Scholarly Commentary


Commentary is not yet available for this image.


  • Ainsworth, Double Work of Art, 19.
  • Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 1, 161 (no. 289).
  • Surtees, Diaries of George Price Boyce, 36.


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    Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 235-236.
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    Ainsworth, Double Work of Art, 19.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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