For the Benefit of Miss Herbert

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1858 July 12

Physical Description

Medium: pen and brown ink
Dimensions: circular, 4 x 4 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1858 July 12
Model: Louisa Ruth Herbert Crabbe
Model: William Morris>
Note: The figure in shadow, at the end of the row, is recognizable as William Morris.


Current Location: Mrs. Virginia Surtees
Archival History: Ruth Herbert; Major A.B. Crabbe; sold at the Christie's auction of February 17, 1922, (lot 17) for £3. 3 s.; bought in by Lady Surtees and bequeathed in 1948 to the present owner

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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 436a.
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