Dorothy and Theophilus

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: (uncertain) pen and ink or pencil
Dimensions: unknown
Note: Marillier classifies this as a pen and ink drawing, while Sharp calls it “an interesting study in pencil” (Sharp, DGR: A Record and a Study, 270).

Production Description

Production Date: 1849


Current Location: unknown
Archival History: John P. Seddon.

Scholarly Commentary


“Presumably illustrating an incident in the martyrdom of St. Dorothea, at which Theophilus was one of her persecutors” (Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 1, 12 (no. 43)).


Electronic Archive Edition: 1
File Name: s43.rap.xml