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This observational study of a natural form is rather unusual in Rossetti's work. It is thought to have been drawn in a notebook taken to London Zoological Gardens.

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

Makers

Association Artist Organisation
Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -

Literature

Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Dante Gabriel Rossetti: an Illustrated Memorial of his Art and Life
H C Marillier 1899 George Bell and Sons, London -
 
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons, Ltd., Derby p. 322.
 
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 109L, pp. 64-65; vol. 2, pl. 163.

Provenance

Frederick Hollyer; Charles Fairfax Murray.

Associated people

Name Type
Christina Rossetti Author
Frederick Hollyer Belonged to

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