Study for the oil of Ecce Ancilla Domini! (The Annunciation) of 1849-50 in Tate, London though as a nude drawing it would seem to come before the draped drawing also in Tate. On the verso is a sketch for the decorative design on the wall of Return of Tibullus to Delia.

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


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Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
8 Ramsgate Art Gallery (Kent County Council Libraries and Museums Service) 1988-04-09 - 1988-05-14
8 National Portrait Gallery, London 18/11/1994 - 12/02/1995
Christina Rossetti: 1830-1894
no cat. National Portrait Gallery, London 1994-11-18 - 1995-02-12


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons, Ltd., Derby p. 312.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London Recto: vol. 1, no. 44B, p. 14; vol. 2, pl. 30; Verso: vol. 1, no. 62H, p. 25.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 1A9.


Fanny Cornforth, Charles Fairfax Murray

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