Censing Angel [2] (working cartoon)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Production Description

Production Date: 1861


Current Location: Birmingham City Art Gallery

Scholarly Commentary


This is the working cartoon copy of one of “the two censing angels designed in 1861 for [stained glass] tracery circles at Selsey, and later repeated at Lyndhurst and at St. James's, Brighouse” (Sewter 67). The original is now lost. See Censing Angel [1] (also lost) and its working cartoon.


  • Sewter, “DGR's Designs for Stained Glass,” 419-24.
Censing Angel [2] (working cartoon)
Description: In a circular frame, an angel with a censer kneeling to the left.
Copyright: © Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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