Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: watercolour over pen and ink
Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.
Signature: Dante Rossetti
Date on Image: 1850
Note: The signature and date are inscribed at upper right: “Dante Rossetti Fece in Londra 1850.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1850
Exhibition History: National Institution, Portland Gallery 1850; Old Watercolour Society Winter 1852; B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.9); Tate 1911 (no.55)
Model: Elizabeth Siddal
Note: This was the first time Siddal modelled for DGR.


Current Location: Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery
Catalog Number: 452'04
Archival History: Ford Madox Brown; Brown sale May 29, 1894 (lot 111); Christie's sale March 10, 1900 (lot 97); Fairfax Murray; Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery

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Copyright: © Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 43.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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