This is a study for the oil painting 'Beata Beatrix'. There are several versions of the painting, including one in the Tate (1864-70) and in Birmingham's collection (1877). The composition in this sketch is much like that of the final painting.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Artists at Work from Sketch to Finish
4c Hampstead Artists Council 1953 - 1953
Dante Alighieri
- Rome 1965 - 1965


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. 345.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 168A, p. 94.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 2B3.


Fanny Cornforth, Charles Fairfax Murray

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