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Oil Painting - Portrait of Dante Gabriel Rossetti at 22 years of Age

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1961P33
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1882 - 1883

Maker Information

Artist:William Holman Hunt - View biography for William Holman Hunt

Notes

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.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Portrait
Medium:Oil on panel.
Material(s):Oil paint

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Dimensions

Height:302
Width:229