Fanny Cornforth and George Price Boyce

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink
Dimensions: 18 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. (47 x 31.1 cm)
Frame: Notations on the back of the frame read: “Artist and Wife Dec. 1858” and there is a pasted label with the erroneous attribution: “Val C. Princep [sic]”.

Production Description

Production Date: 1858
Model: Fanny Corforth
Model: George Price Boyce


Current Location: Tullie House: Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle

Scholarly Commentary


The verso of the drawing has a series of sketches of various persons including Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris, William Holman Hunt, Ruth Herbert, and two unidentified figures.


  • DGR: Painter and Poet, Birmingham, 1973, 67 (no. 287).
  • Surtees, “A Conversation Piece at Blackfriars”, 146-147.
Fanny Cornforth and George Price Boyce
Copyright: ©Tullie House City Museum and Art Gallery
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