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This work is part of a set of four drawings attributed to Rosa Corder after stained glass windows by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1904P244). The head of St George is said to have been modelled on Charles Augustus Howell (1840-90), a rather controversial associate of the Pre-Raphaelites. Corder was an associate and mistress of Howell from 1873, she is considered by many to have been a forger of Rossetti drawings.

  • Presented by an anonymous donor through the National Art Collections Fund, 1905.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Makers

Association Artist Organisation
Artist Rosa Corder -
After a design by Dante Gabriel Rossetti -

Literature

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. 369
 
Apollo, vol. CLIV, no. 476
Susan Grace Galassi October 2001 - p. 31

Associated people

Name Type
Saint George Depicted

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