The Virgin Mary being Comforted

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1852 May

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.
Note: At lower left: “E.L. Bateman from his friend D.G. Rossetti Highgate. May 1852.” At lower right: “William Leiper from his friend E.L. Bateman. The Hermitage, [illegible] 1891.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1852 May
Exhibition History: R.A., Pre–Raphaelites and Other Masters, 2003 (cat.2)


Current Location: Lord Lloyd–Webber
Archival History: Edward Latrobe Bateman; William Leiper; Allan McLean; Miss Marguerite Key; Mrs. Claudia Naudi

Scholarly Commentary


The drawing is presumably a finished study for a painting that DGR never executed.



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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 40.
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