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Damsel and knight kissing: P.2246-R

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Current Location: In storage


Damsel and knight kissing
The Early Italian Poets


Printmaker: Unknown
Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1908) by Cockerell, Sydney, Sir


Production date: AD 1861


Copy after the intended frontispiece for the 1861 'Early Italian Poets'. An impression of this is pasted into the a copy given to WB Scott by Rossetti in the MSPB department, presented by C. Fairfax Murray, Esq. October 1917.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Etching : Photogravure

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: From a drawing on a zinc plate / by D. G. Rossetti intended for the / title-page of The Early Italian Poets, / 1861.
  • Location: Lower centre margin
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: The original plate belongs to S C Cockerell / Given by him, Dec. 1 1908
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2246-R
Primary reference Number: 37622
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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