Elizabeth Siddal

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.
Note: WMR inscription on verso reads: “Portrait of Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal (Mrs. Dante G. Rossetti) by D. G. Rossetti. After D. G. R.'s death (Apr. 1882) this drawing was selected as a memento by Christina Georgina Rossetti. Upon her death (Dec. 1894) it came to Wm. Michael Rossetti who presents it to his never failing Friend of 47 years' standing, Frederick George Stephens. Feb/95.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1858?
Exhibition History: New Gallery 1897 (no.14); State Galleries of Australia 1962 (no.68); Ashmolean Museum, Rossetti's Portraits of Elizabeth Siddal, 1991 (no.48)
Model: Elizabeth Siddal


Current Location: Tate Gallery
Catalog Number: 4628
Archival History: Christina Rossetti; WMR; Frederick George Stephens; Lt.Col. H. F. Stephens; Tate Gallery 1932

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Elizabeth Siddal
Copyright: ©Tate, London, 2004
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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