Eighteenth Century Ladies Meeting

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: ink and brown wash
Dimensions: 8.25 x 6.5 in
Signature: none
Date on Image: none

Production Description

Production Date: 1849


Note: Sold at Duke's, 12 April 2012 (lot 160, Catalogue 56-47.) The dating of the picture and its title are supplied by WMR in the presentation label to Effie Ritchie that accompanies the picture. Neither are DGR's.

Scholarly Commentary


The title, supplied by WMR in his presentation label, is a response to the style of the women's dress. That the picture might well be an illustration from a scene in a play or a novel is suggested by the hovering head of the censorious older woman.

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