Elizabeth Siddal

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1861 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 7 1/8 in.
Signature: monogram
Note: The monogram and location are inscribed at lower left: “Blackfriars.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1861 (circa)
Exhibition History: B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.98); Ashmolean Museum, Rossetti's Portraits of Elizabeth Siddal, 1991 (no.32)
Model: Elizabeth Siddal


Current Location: Many believe this piece was destroyed in WWII.
Archival History: H.T. Wells; Mrs. Arthur Street

Scholarly Commentary


A tracing of this sketch survives.



  1. image

    Angeli, Dante Gabriel Rossetti , 30.
  2. image

    Surtees, Portraits of Elizabeth Siddal, 42, plate 32.
  3. image

    Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial , [58a recto].
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
File Name: s479.rap.xml