Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 2(no. 6).
As DGR's mother's note on the verso indicates, the drawing was made in 1840 by DGR as a gift
to Rose de Mortara.
The drawing illustrates a scene from the old ballad
The Heir of Lynne
. The reference is made in the inscription at the lower right by Mrs. Rossetti.