Lady Lilith (chalk study)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1867 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: red and black chalk
Dimensions: 38 x 33 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1867 (circa)
Model: Fanny Cornforth
Note: The head is taken from Fanny Cornforth.


Current Location: Private collection
Archival History: Mrs. William M. Rossetti (d. 1894); sold by her executors at Christie's April 16, 1898 (no. 110); Leggatt; Reginald Vaile; Christie's May 23, 1903 (lot no. 3); Dowdeswell; Tarrat Auction Rooms, Leicester October 21, 1968; Mrs. d'Offay; Stone Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne; Private collection

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Lady Lilith (chalk study)
Copyright: Courtesy of Peter Nahum at Leicester Galleries:
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