Christina Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1865 May 20

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 9 x 7 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: May 20 1865
Note: The monogram and date are inscribed at lower left.

Production Description

Production Date: 1865 May 20
Exhibition History: Manchester 1920 (no.38); Tate 1923 (no.184)
Original Cost: gift
Model: Christina Georgina Rossetti


Current Location: Mrs. Helen Rossetti Angeli
Archival History: WMR; Mary Rossetti; Mrs. Helen Rossetti Angeli

Scholarly Commentary


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Description: The subject is presented with her head in profile to the right with her hair drawn smoothly down to the nape of her neck. There is a narrow collar as a trim to her dress.


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    Rossetti, William Michael Pre-Raphaelite Diaries and Letters , frontispiece.
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