Caricature of William Morris Presenting a Ring to his Future Wife

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1857 September
Model: William Morris
Model: Jane Burden Morris


◦ Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 209 (no. 597).

Scholarly Commentary


As Surtees notes, the sketch was made “at Oxford during the painting of the murals”. The reverse side has a study for the figure of Guenevere in his Oxford mural Sir Launcelot's Vision of the Sanc Grael.

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