Resolution; or The Infant Hercules

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1869 August 14

Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink
Dimensions: 8 x 5 1/4 in.
Date on Image: 14.8.69
Note: Surtees asserts that Steele inscribed the date.

Production Description

Production Date: 1869 August 14
Model: William Morris


Current Location: British Museum
Catalog Number: 1939-5-13-1.(8.)
Purchase Price: gift
Archival History: Jane Burden Morris. May Morris gave the item to Dr. Robert Steele.

Scholarly Commentary


This drawing accompanied a letter sent to Jane Morris in August of 1869 while she was undergoing treatments at the spa of Bad Ems in Prussia (now Germany).


Resolution; or The Infant Hercules
Copyright: © Licensed by the Trustees of the British Museum

Included Text

Resolution; or The Infant Hercules
Note: This title was inscribed by DGR below the image.


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 438.
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