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|Collection:||Fine Art Prints and Drawings|
|Date:||1855c - 1855c|
|Artist:||Dante Gabriel Rossetti - View biography for Dante Gabriel Rossetti|
Sketch of the Virgin for the watercolour of 'The Annunciation' dated 1855 (sold Christies 11/7/1972, lot 46). This aoppears to be a sketch from a life model, with the faintly drawn hands indicating that the Virgin is washing some clothes. See also the earlier representation of the annunciation in the painting 'Ecce Ancilla Domini ' of 1850 in Tate.
|Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.|
|Production Period:||19th century|
|Medium:||Pencil on paper.|