“To Caper Nimbly in a Lady's Chamber to the Lascivious Pleasing of a
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Medium: pen and ink
Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 6 in.
Date on Image: 1850
Note: The title is inscribed below the image. The signature and date are inscribed at lower left.
Production Date: 1850
Exhibition History: R.A., 1883 (no.342); Tate 1911 (no.36); Birmingham 1947 (no 206)
Original Cost: gift
Current Location: Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery
Catalog Number: 478'04
Archival History: G.P. Boyce; Christie's sale July 1, 1897 (lot 158), £20. 9
d.; Fairfax Murray; Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery
Sources of the Work
Literary Source: Shakespeare's
Richard III, Act I, Scene i.
Copyright: © Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery
Electronic Archive Edition: 1