The Parting of Two Lovers (six drawings)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1843 August


◦ WMR, Family Letters, vol. 2, 15.

Scholarly Commentary


DGR mentions these drawings he was making for the Sketching Club in a letter to his mother of 7 July 1843. Fredeman conjectures that one of the drawings may be the Blanche and Dauphin piece (see Fredeman, Correspondence, 43. 2 n.4 ). WMR said that “he treated [the subject} in August in six varying compositions” (see WMR, DGR. Designer and Writer (page 6).

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