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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1941.89
People
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, British (London, England 1828 - 1882 Birchington-on-Sea, England)
Title
Portrait of Fanny Cornforth
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Head of a Woman (Mrs. William Michael Rossetti?)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1874
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298503
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Colored chalks on cream board
Dimensions
73.4 x 63.3 cm (28 7/8 x 24 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r., brown chalk: monogram, 1874
  • inscription: verso: None
Provenance
Grenville Lindall Winthrop, New York, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1941
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Surtees 569
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Grenville L. Winthrop, Class of 1886
Accession Year
1941
Object Number
1941.89
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), no. 79

Virginia Surtees, The Paintings and Drawings of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882): A Catalogue Raisonné, The Clarendon Press (Oxford, England, 1971), no. 569

Maria Teresa Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Casa Editrice G. C. Sansoni (Florence, Italy, 1984), no. 442, repr. p. 312 (as Lucy Madox Brown Rossetti)

Teresa Newman and Ray Watkinson, Ford Madox Brown and the Pre-Raphaelite Circle, Chatto & Windus (London, England, 1991), fig. 140

Maria Teresa Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Charta (Milan, 1998), no. 442, repr. p. 312

Kirsty Stonell Walker, "A Short Note on the Recent Identification of a Pastel of Fanny Cornforth", The Review of the Pre-Raphaelite Society (Autumn 2002), X, no. 3, pp. 2-7

Kirsty Stonell Walker, Stunner: The Fall and Rise of Fanny Cornforth, Lulu Publishing (2006), p. 134

Kirsty Stonell Walker, Stunner: The Fall and Rise of Fanny Cornforth, 2nd Ed., CreateSpace.com (2011), pp. 127, 244, reproduced p. 127

Exhibition History

Paintings and Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/08/1946 - 06/01/1946

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