Elizabeth Siddal

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: watercolour and pencil
Dimensions: 13 x 9 1/2 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1850-65
Note: The monogram and date are inscribed at lower right. The monogram design belongs to 1863 or later.

Production Description

Production Date: 1850-65
Exhibition History: Ashmolean Museum, Rossetti's Portraits of Elizabeth Siddal, 1991 (no.2)
Note: The date is ambiguous, and may indicate that the drawing was begun in 1850, and taken up again in 1863; the monogram probably comes from the latter date.
Model: Elizabeth Siddal


Current Location: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Catalog Number: 1575
Archival History: Mrs. Thomas Ayres; Christie's sale April 23, 1906 (lot 31), £31. 10 s.; J.R. Holliday Bequest 1927; Fitzeilliam Museum, Cambridge (no.1575)

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Elizabeth Siddal
Copyright: ©Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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