Dante and Beatrice, study for The Rose Garden

Preliminary sketch for The Rose Garden and titlepage of "The Early Italian Poets".

before 1861
Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti (English, 1828–1882)


Dimensions

Sheet: 17.8 x 13.3 cm (7 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.49

Medium or Technique

Graphite on heavy cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Preliminary sketch for The Rose Garden and titlepage of “The Early Italian Poets”. Verso has graphite drapery study for the figure of Beatrice.

Inscription

verso: study of drapery (for figure of Beatrice )

Provenance

William H. Schab, New York; from whom purchased by MFA February 13, 1958

Credit Line

Print Department Special Fund