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Bruna Brunelleschi: 2759

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Bruna Brunelleschi


Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (Draughtsman)


History note: L.P. Valpy; transferred back to the artist at his own request; C.W. Mills; bought F.F. Madan (£85.0.0)

Measurements and weight

Height: 339 mm
Width: 311 mm

Relative size of this object

31.1 m33.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1946-03) by Madan, Francis Falconer


Production date: AD 1878

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Bruna Brunelleschi
  • Location: Upper left corner

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: DGR
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1878
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Bruna Brunalleschi painted in watercolours by Dante G. Rossetti
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Text: Nicholson and Venn for Manchester Royal Jubilee Exhibition 1887
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: MS label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2759
Primary reference Number: 13399
Surtees: 251
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 February 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 16 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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