Blanche and the Dauphin

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1843 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: pen and sepia
Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 7 1/8 in.
Signature: G. Rossetti
Note: The signature is inscribed at lower right. Two other inscriptions in an unknown hand appear at bottom: “Blanche and the Dauphin,” and “( King John Act 3 Scene 1).”

Production Description

Production Date: 1843 (circa)
Exhibition History: Tate 1923 (no.258A); Birmingham 1947 (no.205)


Current Location: John Bryson
Archival History: Cipriani Potter; Mrs. Potter; Dr. Herbert Mills; John Bryson

Sources of the Work

Literary Source: Shakespeare, King John, Act III, sc. 1.

Scholarly Commentary


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 1.
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