Maria Spartali (Mrs. Stillman)

Alternately titled: A Study for Dante's Dream at the Time of the Death of Beatrice

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: coloured chalks on pale blue paper
Dimensions: 37.1 x 30.2 cm, on larger sheet measuring 54.9 x 61.2 cm
Signature: monogram
Note: Monogram and date are inscribed at the lower left, on an extended portion of paper.

Production Description

Production Date: 1870
Model: Mary Spartali Stillman
Note: Mrs. Stillman sat for this study of the right hand attendant.


Current Location: Private Collection
Archival History: J.J. Stevenson; Milly Stevenson; Col. Roderick Macleod; Christie's sale December 15, 1981 (lot 240); Private Collection

Scholarly Commentary


This is a study for the angel on the right in Dante's Dream .


  • Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 295.
  • English Drawings and Watercolours, Christie's London, 15 December 1981.


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    Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 295.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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