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How They Met Themselves: 1424

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Current Location: In storage


How They Met Themselves


Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel




History note: G.P. Boyce; Boyce Sale, Christie's, 1 July 1897 (lot 156); bt. L.W. Hodson £40.19s; Hodson Sale, Christie's, 25 June 1906 (lot 88); bt. Fairfax Murray £168; bought from him in 1906 for £184.16s by J.R. Holliday

Measurements and weight

Height: 270 mm
Width: 213 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink and wash on paper

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Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: DRG
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1851 1860
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Birmingham Museum and Gallery
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Manchester Art Gallery
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Roayl Academy
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1424
Primary reference Number: 13361
Surtees: 118
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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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