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Dante discovered drawing Beatrice as an Angel

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (draughtsman)

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Dante discovered drawing Beatrice as an Angel

Florence, 9th June 1291, the First Anniversary or the Death of Beatrice


Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (draughtsman) [ULAN info: British artist, 1828-1882]







Technique Description

graphite on paper, enclosed within its own line, and a slightly curved top


height: 378 mm
width: 330 mm




given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1922-03 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

given by the artist to F.G. Stephens


  1. signature
    Position: lower left corner
    Method: graphite
    Content: Dante G. Rossetti PRB
  2. date
    Position: lower left corner, following the above
    Method: graphite
    Content: 1849

Standard print ref/s

Surtees 42A


graphite (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

1066 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 13359; Input Date: 2000-09-27 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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