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Pen and Ink Drawing - Bonifazio's Mistress - Compositional Study

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P234
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1856c - 1856c

Maker Information

Artist:Dante Gabriel Rossetti - View biography for Dante Gabriel Rossetti


This is a study for the 1860 watercolour which is in a private collection. It illustrates an episode from the story 'St Agnes of Intercession', by Rossetti, published in the Pre-Raphaelite magazine, The Germ. An etching by Millais of the same subject was intended to accompany Rossetti's story in The Germ.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Brown pen, ink and wash on paper.


Height:195 mm
Width:170 mm