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Portrait of the Artist: 683

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Current Location: In storage


Portrait of the Artist


Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel




History note: Given by the artist to C.A. Howell, in recognition of his services in recovering the MS book of his poems from his wife's grave; C.A. Howell sold it to Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 129 mm
Width: 115 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1909-07) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Production date: AD 1855-09-20

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Materials used in production

Brown ink
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and Indian ink and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sept 20, 1855
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 683
Primary reference Number: 13345
Surtees: 436
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 November 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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