The Annunciation (design for stained glass)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1862 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: pen and Indian ink and brush, some pencil
Dimensions: 20 x 12 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1862 (circa)


Current Location: Stone Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Scholarly Commentary


This design was for the stained glass window in Holy Rood, Rodbourne, Wiltshire. It depicts the angel Gabriel standing at the left with a lily in his right hand and his left hand pointing to heaven. Mary is seated, grasping the stalk of the lily with her right hand and with a book in her lap.


  • Sewter, DGR's Designs for Stained Glass, 422
  • Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 234 (appendix no. 5).
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