The Heir of Linne

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: brown ink
Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
Signature: Rossetti
Other production information determined from the object: On the back, Mrs. Gabriele Rossetti wrote “G. Dante Rossetti to Rose de Mortara, Marquise de Rochegard 1840, when she was ten years old.”. Also on the back is a catalogue entry that reads “P. 17, item 121. The property of the Baroness d'Erlanger of 139 Piccadilly, W.”
Note: Artist's signature is inscribed at the lower right, with the title written in Mrs. Gabriele Rossetti's hand.

Production Description

Production Date: 1840


Current Location: Mrs. Janet Camp Troxell
Archival History: Given to Rose de Mortara; by descent to her daughter, Baroness d'Erlanger; bought from Sotheby's by Mrs. Janet Camp Troxell

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Description: Design for a group of people drinking and carousing, with bottles thrown upon the ground.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
File Name: s6.rap.xml