The Return of Tibullus to Delia (pencil study for Delia)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1860-1862 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 7 3/8

Production Description

Production Date: 1860-1862 (circa)
Exhibition History: R.A., British Art, 1934 (no.1240); Ashmolean Museum, Rossetti's Portraits of Elizabeth Siddal, 1991 (no.9)
Model: Elizabeth Siddal
Note: Elizabeth Siddal sat for Delia.


Current Location: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Catalog Number: 985
Archival History: Fairfax Murray; Christie's sale January 30, 1920 (part of lot 42); Carfax Gallery; Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (no.985)

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The Return of Tibullus to Delia (pencil study for Delia)
Copyright: ©Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 61.
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