This is a sheet of designs for roundel decorations on a sofa designed by Rossetti and exhibited at the International Exhibition in 1862. This sofa, now in the Fitzwilliam Museum, was among the furniture sold at 16 Cheyne Walk after Rossetti's death in 1882.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
237 City Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham 1947-06-07 - 1947-07-27
Morris & Company in Cambridge
ex. cat. Fitzwilliam Musuem, Cambridge 1980-09-30 - 1980-11-16
- Fitzwilliam Museum Sep.1980 - Nov.1980


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. 354.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 746, p. 231.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 3G9.


Fanny Cornforth, Charles Fairfax Murray

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