The Beloved (study for head of African girl)

Alternately titled: The Bride (study for head of African girl)
Alternately titled: The King's Daughter (study for head of African girl)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1865 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: pencil
Dimensions: 11 x 7 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1865 (circa)


Current Location: Maas Gallery
Archival History: Bought from W. Hutton Brayshay (c. 1871); S.M. Milne; possibly Milne Sale at Sotheby's April 21, 1921; bought by his son E.M. Milne; bequeathed to his daughter Mrs. S.D. Calvert; Sotheby's November 1969 (lot no. 188); Maas Gallery

Scholarly Commentary


This is a study for the head of the mulatto bridesmaid standing to the right behind the Bride. Surtees notes that the same model may have sat for another, unidentified drawing dating from the same period.


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