Two Mothers

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: oil
Dimensions: 12 x 10 1/8 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1852
Exhibition History: Manchester 1878; Manchester Royal Institute 1882 (no.243); B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.7); Whitechapel 1905 (no.349); Manchester 1911 (no.217); Tate 1923 (no.34)


Current Location: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (At Sudley Art Gallery)
Catalog Number: 295
Purchase Price: bequest
Archival History: T.H. McConnel; John Heugh; Christie's sale April 25, 1874 (lot 152), £152. 5 s.; Agnew; James Hutton; Christie's sale May 10, 1884 (lot 87); John Graham; Christie's sale April 30, 1887 (lot 83), £194. 5 s.; Agnew; George Holt 1888, £210.; Miss Emma Holt

Scholarly Commentary


This painting is a fragment cut from ‘Hist,’ said Kate the Queen and repainted. The portion of the picture that was repainted is apparent from examining the final oil version.


Two Mothers
Copyright: ©Board of Trustees of the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool)


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 44.
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