Model: Mrs. Gabriele Rossetti, DGR's mother, sat for St. Anne.
Model: Christina Rossetti sat for the Virgin.
Model: According to Surtees, Old Williams, employed by the Rossetti family, sat for St.
Model: ‘Gabriel made a study, from a girl whom Collinson recommended to him, for the
head of the angel’ (WMR,
The P.R.B. Journal,
11). This was done in August 1849, when DGR was repainting parts of the
picture. The original angel's face is said to have been modelled on Thomas Woolner's
vol. 1, 10).