Portrait of Mrs. Frederick Leyland

Alternately titled: Study for Monna Rosa

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1867 May

Physical Description

Medium: red chalk on paper
Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: May '67
Note: Monogram is inscribed in lower right corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1867 May
Patron: Frederick Leyland
Model: Mrs. Frederick Leyland


Archival History: Squadron Leader D.L. Stevenson, great-grandson of sitter; Christie's sale November 9, 1971 (part of lot 151)

Scholarly Commentary


This drawing is thought to be a study for the finished oil painting, Monna Rosa .


Portrait of Mrs. Frederick Leyland
Copyright: Courtesy of Peter Nahum at Leicester Galleries: www.leicestergalleries.com
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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