My Lady Greensleeves

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1863 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 23.1 x 22.5 cm
Signature: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date on Image: 186–
Note: In lower right is inscribed: "Study for the picture of Greensleeves by Dante Gabriel Rossetti 186–"

Production Description

Production Date: 1863 (circa)
Model: Ellen Smith
Note: The model is probably Ellen Smith.


Current Location: Private Collection
Archival History: George P. Boyce, March 22, 1865; Henry Wallis, 1884; Christie's sale March 13, 1973 (lot 38); Private Collection

Scholarly Commentary


Probably a study of the head of Ellen Smith, acquired by Boyce along with ten other studies, for £60.


  • Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 239-40.


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    Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 239-240.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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