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This sketch is related to the various Dante subjects. The specific motive of hands clasped to head is not in the finalised oil and pen and ink versions of 'The Salutation of Beatrice' (National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa and Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard).

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

Makers

Association Artist Organisation
Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -

Inscriptions

Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
G / Dante before / Beatrice in Eden
Title reverse top left Handwritten - Pencil
 

Exhibitions

Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
196(6) City Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham 1947-06-07 - 1947-07-27
 
Dante Alighieri
- Rome 1965 - 1965
 

Literature

Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
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May 1894 The Portfolio p. 51.
 
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons, Ltd., Derby p.345.
 
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 116G, p. 73.
 
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 2B1.

Provenance

William Michael Rossetti, Charles Fairfax Murray

Associated people

Name Type
Dante Author
Dante -

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