Charlotte Lydia Polidori, Rossetti's aunt. This drawing formerly hung in Christina Rossetti's house at 30 Torrington Square.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
July 1853
Date bottom left Handwritten - Pencil


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti: Painter and Poet
9 Royal Academy of Arts, London 1973 - 1973
Christina Rossetti: 1830-1894
- Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 2002-07-30 - 2002-09
- National Portrait Gallery, London 18/11/1994 - 12/02/1995


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. 351.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 408, p. 181.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 2F8.


Purchased from W M Rossetti after the death of Christina Rossetti by Charles Fairfax Murray

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Name Type
Charlotte Polidori Depicted

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