Thomas Woolner

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1852 July

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: circular, 5 x 5 in. in diameter
Date on Image: July/52
Note: The date is inscribed at lower right, but the inscription has been covered by the mount.

Production Description

Production Date: 1852 July
Original Cost: gift
Model: Thomas Woolner


Current Location: National Portrait Gallery
Catalog Number: 3848
Archival History: Mrs. Charles Orme; Miss Orme 1917; Sybil Bastian; Sotheby's sale December 22, 1952 (lot 175); Colnaghi

Scholarly Commentary


DGR gave this drawing, which is dated “July 1852,” to Mrs. Eliza Orme in July 1852. Charles and Eliza Orme were friends of Woolner and the drawing commemorated his departure for Australia.


Thomas Woolner
Copyright: ©National Portrait Gallery, London


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 419.
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    Hunt, Pre-Raphaelitism , 80.
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