Christopher Newall suggests that Rossetti is dwelling here on the history of art, and the idea of the holy and the sensual artist as in 1904P451.

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


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Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Pictures, Drawings, Designs and Studies by the Late Dante Gabriel Rossetti
102 Burlington Fine Arts Club, London 1883 - 1883
Retrospective Exhibition of English Painting
149 Musée Moderne, Brussels 1929-10-12 - 1929-12-01
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
212(a) City Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham 1947-06-07 - 1947-07-27
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
54 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool 2003-10-16 - 2004-01-18
54 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam 2004-02-27 - 2004-06-06


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 no. 29, p. 65.
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons, Ltd., Derby p. 364.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings
1947 Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London p. 7.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 694, p. 224; vol. 2, pl. 482.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 3D5.


Ford Madox Brown; Brown's sale at his house 1 St Edmund's Terrace, Regent's Park, 29 May 1894 (part of lot 93); Harold Rathbone; Charles Fairfax Murray.

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