Venus with Two Doves

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pen, ink and brown wash
Dimensions: 7 x 4.5 in
Signature: none
Date on Image: none

Production Description

Production Date: 1870


Note: Sold at Duke's, 12 April 2012 (lot 160, Catalogue 56-47.) The dating of the picture is supplied by WMR in the presentation label to Effie Ritchie that accompanies the picture.

Scholarly Commentary


The drawing should be compared with the earlier Venus Surrounded by Mirrors, Reflecting her in different Views . The presentation label has WMR's note: "he thought of painting this".

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