Skip to main content

Elizabeth Siddal: 1575

An image of Drawing

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Elizabeth Siddal


Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel




History note: Mrs. Thomas Ayres of Kew; Ayres Sale, Christie's, 23 April 1906 (lot 31), £31.10; J.R. Holliday

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1927-08

Measurements and weight

Height: 334 mm
Width: 246 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1931) by Holliday, J. R.


1850 - 1865

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and graphite on paper, laid on fine linen on a stretcher

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DGR
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1850-65
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1575
Primary reference Number: 13374
Surtees: 458
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Elizabeth Siddal" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-06-15 00:20:46

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Elizabeth Siddal |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-15 00:20:46|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="Elizabeth Siddal"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Elizabeth Siddal</figcaption>

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...