Mrs. Vernon Lushington

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: oil
Technique: oil on prepared paper mounted on panel, oval
Dimensions: oval, 8 7/8 x 7 1/2 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1865
Note: Monogram and date located at right.

Production Description

Production Date: 1865
Exhibition History: B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.49); New Gallery, 1897 (no.22); Manchester, 1911 (no.156); Venice, XIX Biennale, 1934 (no.251)
Model: Mrs. Vernon Lushington


Current Location: Tate Britain
Catalog Number: 333
Archival History: Judge Vernon Lushington, thence to his daughter, Miss Susan Lushington, by whom it was bequeathed to the Tate Gallery in 1960

Scholarly Commentary


Description: “Head three-quarters to left against an emerald-green background. Wearing a cross and chain, and circular ear-ring” (see Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 1, 171).
Copyright: ©Tate Gallery, London 2001


  1. image

    Radford, Ernest, “The Life and Death of ‘The Germ’”, in The Idler 13 (1898), reproduced at page 233.
  2. image

    Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, reproduced at page 253.
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