This is a sketch from one of the artist's notebooks for the watercolour of 1874. There are three other drawings of this subject in existence. A large chalk drawing is in the Tate collection.

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


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Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Top: Paint large & make watercolour/ left-handed - must be other way/ black & white necklace/ . White filled dressing gowns - fair hair/ N.B. Mrs T (J?). / Bottom: 'The Triple Rose'.
Notes - Handwritten - ink


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
- Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield 1971 - 1971


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 & SonsBemrose & SonsBemrose & Sons, Ltd., Derby p. 338.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 238c, p. 136; vol. 2, pl. 340.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 1G5.


William Michael Rossetti, Charles Fairfax Murray

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