A study for the frontispiece to Christina Rossetti's 'The Prince's Progress and Other Poems' (published by Macmillan and Co, 1866) which illustrates the line 'The long hours go and come and go'.See object numbers 1904P406-413 and 1904P418-431 for Rossetti's other designs for 'The Prince's Progress'.

  • Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


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Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Pictures, Drawings, Designs and Studies by the Late Dante Gabriel Rossetti
122 Burlington Fine Arts Club, London 1883 - 1883
Dante Gabriel Rossetti: Painter and Poet
222 Royal Academy of Arts, London 1973 - 1973
Rossetti and the Double Work of Art
- Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven 1976-09 - 1976-11
Christina Rossetti 1830-1894
- National Portrait Gallery, London 1994-11-18 - 1995-02-12


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Dante Gabriel Rossetti: an Illustrated Memorial of his Art and Life
H C Marillier 1899 George Bell and Sons, London no. 184, pp. 117-18.
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons, Ltd., Derby p. 333.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 186, p. 109; vol. 2, pl. 276.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 2D12.


Charles Howell; James Anderson Rose; Rose Sale, Christie's 5 May 1892 (part of lot 81); Charles Fairfax Murray.

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