Ballad of Fair Annie (print)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1857-1890 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: Charcoal brown and yellow cream photoprint, mounted on beige (aged) board
Dimensions: Board: 26.5 x 36.2 cm; Print: 10.3 x 11.9 cm
Other production information determined from the object: Edges of board are chipped. There are multiple dark finger prints all over the verso.
Note: probably by W.A. Mansell & Co.

Production Description

Production Date: 1857-1890 (circa)


Current Location: Delaware Art Museum

Scholarly Commentary


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Ballad of Fair Annie (print)
Copyright: ©Delaware Art Museum, Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Collection

Included Text

Samuel Bancroft, Jr.,


Wilmington, Delaware.
Note: Blue inked stamp rendered vertically at center of verso.
Manuscript Addition:

#56. Marillier, 1856?, p. 65. / en.

Editorial Description: Cursive pencil notation across top left of print.
Editorial Note: The reference is to Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial , 65.
Manuscript Addition: D.G.R
Editorial Description: Cursive pencil notation below left corner of image.
Manuscript Addition:

Mansell calls it “A design for an old Ballad”

Editorial Description: Cursive pencil notation below image, across bottom center of board.
Manuscript Addition: William Michael Rossetti
Editorial Description: Signature in brown ink below image, at bottom right of board.
Manuscript Addition:

1856? Marillier. (#56). p. 65.

“Design for an Old Ballad” - / illustrating the pathetic story of “Fair Annie” and her generous sister - / Dunn / 30
Editorial Description: Cursive pencil notations across top left of verso.
Editorial Note: Dunn is crossed out.
Manuscript Addition: 79
Editorial Description: Pencil notation at top right corner of verso.
Editorial Note: 79 has been circled and the circle has a line through it
Manuscript Addition: BX S68
Editorial Description: Pencil notations at bottom left of verso. BX is written vertically.
Editorial Note: The S68 is a reference to the work's catalogue number in Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné .
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
File Name: sa613.s68.rap.xml