Found (early design)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink and brown wash and some Indian ink, and touched with white
Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.
Signature: DGR
Date on Image: 1853
Note: The monogram and date are inscribed at lower left.
Other Physical Features: The following New Testament quotation is traced faintly on the headstone: “There is joy— the Angels— one Sinner—” [There is rejoicing among The angels of God over One sinner repenting -- Luke 15:10].

Production Description

Production Date: 1853
Exhibition History: Hogarth Club 1859; B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.1); New Gallery 1897 (no.36); Newcastle 1971 (no.17); Paris 1972 (no.224); R.A., 1973 (no.74); Baden–Baden 1973–74 (no.103); Yale 1976 (no.37); Tate 1984 (no.196)


Current Location: British Museum
Catalog Number: 1910-12-10-1
Archival History: Colonel Gillum

Scholarly Commentary


Commentary is not yet available for this image.


Found (early design)
Copyright: ©Licensed by the Trustees of the British Museum

Included Text

I remember thee the—the kindness of thy youth, the love of thy betrothal.
Note: This verse is inscribed below the drawing.


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 59.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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