Dante's Dream at the Time of the Death of Beatrice (sketch for three central figures)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pencil with traces of blue pencil
Dimensions: 10 x 10 3/4 in.
Note: The paper has been torn away at lower right.

Production Description

Production Date: 1855?
Exhibition History: Manchester 1911 (no.183)
Model: William Allingham
Note: According to Mrs. Allingham, her husband stood for Dante's profile and hand.


Current Location: Mrs. Virginia Surtees
Archival History: William Allingham; Mrs. (Helen) Allingham; Henry W. Allingham; Sotheby's sale April 14, 1965 (lot 40), £22; Mrs. Virginia Surtees

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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 96.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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