- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, British (London, England 1828 - 1882 Birchington-on-Sea, England)
- Giotto Painting Dante's Portrait
- Work Type
- c. 1859
Level 2, Room 2130, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Pre–Raphaelites and Their Legacy
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- Physical Descriptions
- Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on cream wove paper, mounted to paper-backed canvas
- 47.6 x 56.4 cm (18 3/4 x 22 3/16 in.)
frame: 76.5 x 85.6 x 4.8 cm (30 1/8 x 33 11/16 x 1 7/8 in.)
- Fanny Cornforth. Charles Fairfax Murray. [Scott & Fowles, New York], sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, 1924, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
- State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
- Standard Reference Number
- Surtees 54 R.1
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
William Sharp, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Macmillan and Co. (London, England, 1882), pg. 406
Henry Currie Marillier, Dante Gabriel Rossetti: An Illustrated Memorial of His Art and Life, George Bell & Sons (London, 1899), p. 101, n. 1, no. 84
Elisabeth Luther Cary, The Rossettis: Dante Gabriel and Christina, G. P. Putnam's Sons (London, England, 1900), chronology, no. 55
Paget Toynbee, Chronological List with Notes of Paintings and Drawings from Dante by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (Torino, 1912), no. 25
Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), no. 66, repr.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Letters, ed. Oswald Doughty and John Robert Wahl, The Clarendon Press (Oxford, 1965-1967), vol. 1, pp. 122-23
Virginia Surtees, The Paintings and Drawings of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882): A Catalogue Raisonné, The Clarendon Press (Oxford, England, 1971), pg. 20, no. 54 R.1, pl. 48
Alastair Grieve, The Art of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: The Watercolours and Drawings of 1850-1855, Real World (Norwich, 1978), pp. 13-16
Maria Teresa Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti: Disegni, Nuova Italia (Florence, 1982), no. 32, repr.
Maria Teresa Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Casa Editrice G. C. Sansoni (Florence, Italy, 1984), no. 144, repr. p. 219
Corrado Gizzi, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, exh. cat., Mazzotta (Milan, 1984), no. 9, repr. pp. 142, 165
Alicia Craig Faxon, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1989), pg. 63, pl. 46
The Complete Writings and Pictures of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: A Hypermedia Research Archive, website, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1997-
Maria Teresa Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Charta (Milan, 1998), no. 144, repr. p. 219
Flavia Dietrich, "Art History Painted: The Pre-Raphaelite View of Italian Art: Some Works by Rossetti", British Art Journal (Autumn 2000), vol. 2 no. 1, pp. 61-69, pl. 1
Jerome McGann, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the game that must be lost, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2000), repr. following pg. 44 (Frederick Hollyer photographic reproduction)
Chikashi Kitazaki and Mina Oya, ed., Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., National Museum of Western Art (Ueno, 2002), p. 60, fig. 15
Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (New York, 2003), cat. no. 183, repr. (color)
Lisa Tickner, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Tate (London, 2003), p. 25, fig. 17
Christopher Riopelle, Harvard's Winthrop Collection: Nineteenth-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, exh. cat., National Gallery Company Limited (London, 2003), p. 24, cat. 11, ill.
Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 183, repr.
Elizabeth K. Helsinger, Poetry and the Pre-Raphaelite Arts: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Morris, Yale University Press (New Haven and London, 2008), repr. on front cover
Portugal a arte que é / Pedro the art that is, exh. cat., Centro Cultural Vila Flor (Guimarães, 2013(?)), pp. XIV, 213, repr. p. XIV and p. 213
Forest Pyle, Art's Undoing: In the Wake of a Radical Aestheticism, Fordham University Press (New York, 2014), pp. 172-173, repr. p. 170
Dante, Illuminated, Index Magazine ([e-journal], January 25, 2017), http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/article/dante-illuminated, accessed 6/29/2017, repr.
- Exhibition History
Pictures, Drawings, Designs and Studies by the Late Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 01/01/1883 - 12/31/1883
Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/08/1946 - 06/01/1946
A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, 03/15/2003 - 05/26/2003; National Gallery, London, 06/25/2003 - 09/14/2003; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004
The Portrait, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/15/2004 - 01/09/2005
32Q: 2130 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/07/2018 - 07/12/2018
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