The Early Italian Poets (study for titlepage)

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


Dimensions

Image: 14.7 x 8.9 cm (5 13/16 x 3 1/2 in.) Sheet: 17.5 x 10.9 cm (6 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.50

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink on cream laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Design for titlepage of first edition

Inscription

above: title/ from Ciulo to Dante/ translated by D G Rossetti/ in the .... (?) of the originals; below: London Smith and Eldor 1861 etc

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Print Department Special Fund