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Watercolour - The Story of St George - the Marriage of St George

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1905P206
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1875c - 1875c

Maker Information

After a design by:Dante Gabriel Rossetti - View biography for Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Artist:Rosa Corder - View biography for Rosa Corder

Notes

This work is part of a set of four drawings atributed to Rosa Corder after stained glass windows by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The head of St George is said to have been modelled on Charles Augustus Howell (1840-90), a one-time secretary to John Ruskin and dealer-fixer of the Pre-Raphaelite movement.

Corder was an associate and mistress of Howell from 1873, who is considered by many to have worked as a faker of Rossetti drawings.

Presented by an anonymous donor through the National Art Collections Fund, 1905.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Marriage
Medium:Watercolour with bodycolour and ink over pencil, laid down onto card.
Material(s):Ink

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Dimensions

Height:500 mm
Width:625 mm