Sir Launcelot in the Queen's Chamber (early study)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pencil with touches of ink
Dimensions: 19 x 15 3/4 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1857
Note: Monogram and date are inscribed at upper right: “Oxford 1857;” another dating inscription appears along the top of the paper: “fainting study Ox 1857.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1857
Exhibition History: R.A., 1973 (no.142); Baden–Baden 1973–74 (no.115)
Model: Jane Burden (Morris)
Note: Jane Morris (then Burden) sat for the figure of Guenevere.


Current Location: Manchester City Art Gallery
Catalog Number: 1947. 149
Purchase Price: bequest
Archival History: Rossetti sale (lot 205), £3. 3 s.; G. Beatson Blair; Manchester City Art Gallery

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Sir Launcelot in the Queen's Chamber (early study)
Copyright: ©Manchester City Art Galleries


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 129.
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