William Asleep

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1853 January 1

Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink
Dimensions: unknown
Date on Image: 1853

Production Description

Production Date: 1853 January 1

Scholarly Commentary


DGR sent this drawing as part of his letter of 1 January 1853 to Thomas Woolner. A number of other drawings were enclosed with the letter but only “The Fire Fiend” is known, and that—like the present drawing—only in reproduction. See Fredeman, Correspondence, 53.1.


  • Fredeman, Correspondence, 53.1.
  • Woolner, Thomas Woolner, 45.
William Asleep
Copyright: Woolner, Thomas Woolner, 45.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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