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|Collection:||Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture|
|Date:||1882 - 1883|
|Artist:||William Holman Hunt - View biography for William Holman Hunt|
This painting of a romantic young Rossetti was painted shortly after his death in 1882. It subsequently hung in Holman Hunt's 'drawing room ever since it was painted'. It was based on a chalk drawing (1853) of an almost identical size, now in the collection of Manchester City Art Gallery.
|Purchased to commemorate the services of Alderman W. Byng Kenrick, 1961.|