Found (slight sketch of two figures)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1852? (circa early 1850's)?

Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink on black-edged writing paper
Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.
Note: There is a note on the verso by WMR: “Early sketch for Found by Gabriel”.

Production Description

Production Date: 1852? (circa early 1850's)?


Current Location: William E. Fredeman
Archival History: WMR; Mrs. Helen Rossetti Angeli; William E. Fredeman

Scholarly Commentary


This is perhaps the earliest sketch for a design of the complete picture. Surtees notes that ‘outside the margin at the upper and lower left corners a circle suggests a design for the frame’ ( A Catalogue Raisonné , 233).


Electronic Archive Edition: 1
File Name: sx4.s64.rap.xml