Mrs. James Hannay

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1852 December 8
Model: Margaret Thompson Hannay


◦ Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 166 (no. 322).

Scholarly Commentary


This drawing of Margaret Thompson—“one of the most beautiful and charming girls I ever met with”— was made two months before her marriage to DGR's friend, the journalist James Hannay (1827-1873). (See Fredeman, Correspondence, 52. 24, 53. 23 ).

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