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Elizabeth Siddal in a chair: 1432

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Elizabeth Siddal in a chair


Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel




History note: Rossetti Sale (lot 83a); bt. Brough; Sir Thomas Wardle; Wardle Sale, Leek, May 1909; J.R. Holliday

Measurements and weight

Height: 179 mm
Width: 113 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.


Production date: circa AD 1855

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Materials used in production

Black ink
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of writing paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink and some black ink on writing paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: and a place name

  • Text: Dec 1855 (?)
  • Location: Mid left
  • Method of creation: Scratching
  • Text: 4/8
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: Bradford Exhibition of Fine Arts, 1904, lent by Sir Thomas Wardle. "Sketch of Miss Siddal. D.G. Rossetti" DG 56
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1432
Primary reference Number: 13369
Surtees: 505
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 May 2022 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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