Elizabeth Siddal

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1855 November 21

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.
Date on Image: Paris Nov 21 1855
Note: An inscription by WMR appears on verso: “2 Portraits of Lizzie Siddal, the one dated 21/nov. 55 must have been taken just as she was letting off from Nice. The other also may belong to 1855.” See also Portrait of Elizabeth Siddal circa 1855.

Production Description

Production Date: 1855 November 21
Exhibition History: Rome June 1958; Ashmolean Museum, Rossetti's Portraits of Elizabeth Siddal, 1991 (no.30)
Model: Elizabeth Siddal


Current Location: Mark Samuels Lasner
Archival History: W.M. Rossetti; Signora Olivia Agresti; Mark Samuels Lasner

Scholarly Commentary


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  • Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 193.
  • Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 1, 192 (no. 474).
  • Surtees, Portraits of Elizabeth Siddal, 40, plate 30.
Elizabeth Siddal
Copyright: Property of Mark Samuels Lasner


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    Surtees, Portraits of Elizabeth Siddal, 40, plate 30.
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