Faust: Gretchen and Mephistopheles in the Church

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1848 July

Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink
Dimensions: 10 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.
Signature: monogram: G.C.D.R.
Date on Image: July 1848
Note: Monogram and date in lower left corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1848 July
Exhibition History: B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.101); Tate, 1923 (no.166); R.A., 1973 (no.24); Tate, 1984 (no.157)


Current Location: Mrs. J. A. R. Munro
Archival History: Alexander Munro; by descent to his daughter-in-law, Mrs. J.A.R. Munro; by descent to Munro

Scholarly Commentary


This drawing was executed by DGR for peer critique among the members of the Cyclographic Society.


Faust: Gretchen and Mephistopheles in the Church
Copyright: Treuherz et al., Dante Gabriel Rossetti (Thames and Hudson, 2003)


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 19.
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    Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial , facing page 24.
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    Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 162-163.
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