Gaetano Polidori

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1848 June
Model: Gaetano Polidori


◦ Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 161.

◦ Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 182 (no. 412).

Scholarly Commentary


This early drawing of DGR's maternal grandfather Gaetano (1764-1853) was almost certainly made at the request of DGR's aunt Charlotte, from whom the picture passed through WMR to his Rossetti Angeli descendants.

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