Figure Studies

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1857? (date unknown)

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 10 15/16 x 7 1/4 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1857? (date unknown)


Current Location: Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery
Catalog Number: 369'04
Archival History: Fanny Cornforth; Fairfax Murray; Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery

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Figure Studies
Description: “Five studies on one sheet: (1) a woman standing with her arms round the neck of a child; (2) two lovers embracing; the girl seated in a chair, the man kneeling in front of her; (3) a girl (Elizabeth Siddal) seated in an armchair, eating cherries; (4) half–length figure of a girl playing a musical instrument before a (?) stone cross; (5) (partly torn) bust of a girl leaning on a ledge” ( Surtees vol. 1, 230).
Copyright: ©Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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