An early sketch for the 1877 oil painting Astarte Syriaca now at Manchester City Art Gallery. The sketch is from one of the artist's notebooks and uses Jane Morris as the model.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
29 west surrey 1981 - - -
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
82a Casa di Dante, Abruzzo, Castello Gizzi, Torre de' Passeri, Pescara, Italy 1984-09-16 - 1984-10-31
82a Accademia di Belle Arti di, Brera, Milan 1984-11-09 - 1985-01-13


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. 339.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 249B, p. 146-47; vol. 2, pl. 375.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 1G10.
Christie's Sale Catalogue, 12 June, 2002
2002 Christie's, London pp. 91-94.


Rossetti Sale (lot 79) £5.15.6d; H Virtue Tebbs; Charles Fairfax Murray

Associated people

Name Type
Jane Morris -

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