The Heir of Linne

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1840


◦ Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 2(no. 6).

Scholarly Commentary


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.

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