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Christina Rossetti: 909

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Titles

Christina Rossetti

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

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Notes

History note: Rossetti Sale (lot 40); bought Brough, £13.13 shillings, at Christie's, May 12th 1883 (Brough was Brindley's uncle); bequeathed to Brindley

Measurements and weight

Height: 489 mm
Width: 432 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-01) by Brindley, H.H.

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1866 : Mrs Surtees dates this as above

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Coloured chalks

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brownish; laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Coloured chalks on brownish paper, laid down on linen

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 8 9
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: May 12 / 83
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: Miss Christina Rossetti in coloured chalks by Dante G. Rossetti, circa 1873. No. 40 in Christie Manson and Woods Sale. Catalogue 12 May 1883. Cost 13 gns.
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: MS label

Identification numbers

Accession number: 909
Primary reference Number: 13356
Surtees: 430
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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