The theme of this early drawing appears to be a courtly interpretation of the sixteenth century. It has the early form of Rossetti's monogram.

  • Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Monogram bottom left Handwritten - Ink


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
The Heatherley School of Fine Art, 150th Anniversary Exhibition
19 Mall Galleries, London 1996 - 1996


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. 366.
January 1940 Burlington Magazine p. 22.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings
1947 Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London p. 9
Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1828-1882, The Paintings and Drawings: A Catalogue Raisonne
Virginia Surtees 1971 Oxford University Press, London vol. 1, no. 661, p. 218.
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Andrea Rose 1977 The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London no. 3D11.


James Richardson Holliday; bequeathed to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in 1927.

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