The Girlhood of Mary Virgin

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: black chalk
Dimensions: irregular size, maximum 12 x 6 1/2 in.
Note: Inscribed by William Holman Hunt along the foot of the paper: “Done in my studio Cleveland Street. 1848.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1848
Exhibition History: Tate, 1923 (no. 316)
Model: “Old Williams”
Note: Surtees describes the model as “Old Williams,” a man employed by the Rossetti family who sat for St. Joachim ( A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 1, 10).


Current Location: Stone Gallery
Archival History: W. Holman Hunt; sold at the November 6, 1963 Sotheby's sale (no. 24) for £10; Sedgeman

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