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Rossetti - full list of items

Not everything in the exhibition could be included in this website. This is a full list of items from the show. It includes those items displayed at both Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. All works were shown at both venues unless otherwise stated.

Early work to Pre-Paphaelitism

  • 'Self-portrait', pencil, 1847, National Portrait Gallery, London
  • 'The Raven', ink, 1846, Wightwick Manor, the Munro Collection (on loan from National Trust)
  • 'The Raven', ink, c1848 Wightwick Manor, the Munro Collection (on loan from National Trust)
  • 'The Raven', ink, c1848, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
  • 'The Sleeper', ink, c1848, British Museum, London
  • 'Ulalume', ink, c1848, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers.
  • 'Retro me Sathana', ink, July 1848, Bolton Art Gallery and Aquarium Bolton MBC
  • 'Faust: Gretchen in Church', ink, July 1848. Private collection
  • 'Genevieve', ink, 1848, Lent by the syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'Taurello's First Sight of Fortune', ink, 1849, Tate. Bequeathed by HF Stephens 1932
  • 'The First Anniversary of the Death of Beatrice', ink, 1849, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers.
  • 'The Girlhood of Mary Virgin', oil, 1849, Tate. Bequeathed by Lady Jekyll 1937
  • 'Ecce Ancilla Domini!', oil, 1850, Tate. Purchased 1886

The early Pre-Raphaelite circle 1848-60

  • 'Christina Rossetti', pencil, c1850, Private collection
  • 'Thomas Woolner', pencil, July 1852, National Portrait Gallery, London
  • 'William Michael Rossetti', 1853, pencil, National Portrait Gallery, London
  • 'William Holman Hunt', pencil, 1853, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Ford Madox Brown', pencil, 1852, National Portrait Gallery, London
  • 'Emma Madox Brown', ink, 1853, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Robert Browning', watercolour, 1855, lent by the syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Portraits of Elizabeth Siddal

  • 'Elizabeth Siddal kneeling, playing a double pipe', Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Bequeathed by John N Bryson, 1977
  • 'Rossetti sitting to Elizabeth Siddal', ink, 1853, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Elizabeth Siddal asleep', pencil, Private collection
  • 'Elizabeth Siddal standing at window', pencil, 1854, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
  • 'Elizabeth Siddal reading', pencil, 1854, lent by the syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'Elizabeth Siddal seated in an armchair', pencil, British Museum, London
  • 'Elizabeth Siddal seated by a window', pencil, 1854, lent by the syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'Head of Elizabeth Siddal full face looking down', ink, 1855, the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • 'Head of Elizabeth Siddal looking down to right', pencil, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
  • 'Study of Elizabeth Siddal as Rachel', pencil, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Study of Elizabeth Siddal as Delia', pencil, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers.
  • 'Elizabeth Siddal painting at an easel', pencil and ink. Private collection
  • 'Elizabeth Siddal seated in a basket chair', brown wash, Private collection
  • 'Elizabeth Siddal cutting with scissors', pencil, British Museum, London
  • 'Elizabeth Siddal seated, resting her head on one arm', pencil, 1850s. Private collection
  • 'Elizabeth Siddal half length', pencil and ink. Private collection
  • 'Head of Elizabeth Siddal reclining on pillow', 1850s, lent by the syndics of the Fitzwilliam, Museum, Cambridge
  • Study of Elizabeth Siddal for 'Beata Beatrix', pencil, William Morris Gallery, London (Walker Art Gallery only)

Dante 1851-56

  • 'Beatrice meeting Dante at a marriage feast denies him her salutation', watercolour, 1855, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • 'Giotto painting the portrait of Dante', watercolour, Lord Lloyd-Webber Private Collection (Van Gogh Museum only)
  • 'Dante in meditation holding a pomegranate', c1852, ink and pencil, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Paul Mellon Fund
  • 'The first anniversary of the death of Beatrice', watercolour, 1853, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, bequeathed by Mrs Thomas Combe, 1894 (Walker Art Gallery only)
  • 'The Meeting of Dante and Beatrice in Paradise', watercolour, 1853-4, lent by the syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'Paolo and Francesca da Rimini', watercolour, 1862, Trustees of the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford
  • 'Dante's vision of Rachel and Leah', watercolour, 1855, Tate. Bequeathed by Beresford Rimington Heaton 1940
  • 'Dantis Amor', ink, 1860, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by Subscribers

Love and Morality 1850-60

  • 'The Laboratory', watercolour, 1849, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers.
  • 'The Duenna', ink, c1850-2, Lent by the syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'Love's Mirror', ink, c1849-50, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'To caper nimbly in a lady's chamber', ink, 1850, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Borgia', watercolour, 1851, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle
  • 'Hesterna Rosa', ink, 1853, Tate. Bequeathed by HF Stephens 1932
  • 'Boatmen and Siren', ink, 1853, Manchester City Galleries
  • 'Fra Angelico painting', ink, c1853, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Giorgione painting', ink c1853, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • Study for 'Found', ink, 1853 British Museum, London
  • 'Found', oil, 1854, Delaware Art Museum, Samuel and Mary R Bancroft Memorial, 1935
  • 'Writing on the Sand', watercolour, 1859, British Museum, London
  • Study for 'Bonifazio's Mistress', watercolour, c1856, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Cassandra', ink, 1861, British Museum, London

Religious Subjects 1855-60

  • 'The Passover in the Holy Family', watercolour, 1855-6, Tate. Presented by Charles Ricketts in memory of Henry Michael Field 1916
  • 'The Annunciation', watercolour, 1855. Private collection
  • 'The Seed of David', watercolour, c1856, (3 separate frames: 1.'David'; 2. 'King David'; 3. 'The Adoration') Tate. Purchased 1924
  • 'The Seed of David', oil, 1858-64, Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff
  • Study of Jane Morris for the Virgin in 'The Seed of David', pencil, Society of Antiquaries of London Kelmscott Manor (Walker Art Gallery only)
  • Study of William Morris as David as King in 'The Seed of David', pencil, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • Study for 'Mary Magdalene at the door of Simon the Pharisee', ink, c1853, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Mary Magdalene at the door of Simon the Pharisee', ink 1858-9, lent by the syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'Mary Nazarene', watercolour, 1857, Tate. Purchased 1911
  • 'Mary Magdalene', watercolour, 1857, Tate. Purchased 1911

Romantic Medievalism 1853-60

  • 'Carlisle Wall', watercolour, 1853, Tate, on loan to Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • 'The Ballad of Fair Annie', ink, c1855. Private collection
  • 'Arthur's Tomb', watercolour, 1854-5, British Museum, London
  • 'The Maids of Elfen-Mere', ink, 1854, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Paul Mellon Fund
  • 'The Maids of Elfen-Mere', book ('The Music Master') open at illustration facing, 1855 British Library, London
  • 'The Lady of Shalott', engraving, 1857, from Moxon Tennyson, Stephen Calloway
  • 'Mariana in the South', ink, 1856-7, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Mariana in the South', engraving, 1857, from Moxon Tennyson, Stephen Calloway
  • 'St. Cecilia', ink, 1856-7, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'St. Cecilia', engraving, 1857, from Moxon Tennyson, Stephen Calloway
  • 'King Arthur and the Weeping Queens', ink, 1856-7, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'King Arthur and the Weeping Queens', book ('Works of Tennyson') open at illustration p119, Stephen Calloway
  • 'Sir Galahad at the ruined Chapel', book ('Works of Tennyson') open at illustration p305, Stephen Calloway
  • 'Sir Galahad at the ruined Chapel', watercolour, 1859, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.
  • 'St. Catherine', oil, 1857, Tate. Bequeathed by Mrs Emily Toms in memory of her father, Joseph Kershaw, 1931
  • 'The Blue Closet', 1857, watercolour, Tate. Purchased with assistance through the National Art Collections Fund from Sir Arthur du Cros Bt and Sir Otto Beit 1916
  • 'The Tune of Seven Towers', 1857, watercolour, Tate. Purchased with assistance through the National Art Collections Fund from Sir Arthur Du Cros Bt and Sir Otto Beit 1916
  • 'Hamlet & Ophelia', ink, 1858, British Museum, London
  • 'How They met Themselves', ink, 1860, Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'The Rose Garden', book ('The Early Italian Poets' 1861) open at title page, Stephen Calloway
  • 'The First Madness of Ophelia', watercolour, 1864, Gallery Oldham, Charles Lee collection
  • Study for 'Sir Launcelot's vision of the Sanc Grael', 1857, Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge
  • 'Sir Launcelot in the Queen's Chamber', ink, 1857, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers

Beauties of the 1860s

  • 'Bocca Baciata', 1859, oil, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of James Lawrence 1980.261
  • 'Regina Cordium', red chalk, 1860, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Fair Rosamund', oil, 1861, National Museums & Galleries of Wales, Cardiff
  • 'Girl at a Lattice',1862, Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'Beata Beatrix', oil, 1863-70, Tate. Presented by Georgiana, Baroness Mount -Temple in memory of her husband, Francis, Baron Mount Temple 1889
  • 'Helen of Troy', oil, 1863, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany
  • 'Fazio's Mistress' ('Aurelia') oil, 1863, Tate. Purchased with assistance through the National Art Collections Fund from Sir Arthur Du Cros Bt and Sir Otto Beit 1916
  • 'Morning Music', watercolour, 1864, Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'Woman combing her hair', watercolour, 1864. Private collection (Walker Art Gallery only)
  • 'Woman combing her hair', pencil, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery (Van Gogh Museum only)
  • 'Venus Verticordia', oil, 1863-8, Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, Bournemouth
  • 'The Blue Bower', oil, 1865, The Trustees of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. The University of Birmingham.
  • 'The Beloved', oil, 1865-6, Tate. Purchased with assistance through the National Art Fund from Sir Arthur Du Cros Bt and Sir Otto Beit. 1916
  • 'Lady Lilith', oil, 1868, Delaware Art Museum, Samuel and Mary R Bancroft Memorial 1935
  • 'Sibylla Palmifera', oil, 1866-70, National Museums Liverpool, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight
  • 'A Christmas Carol', oil, 1867, Executors of the Late Lord Leverhulme
  • 'Buy from us with a golden curl and Golden head by golden head', book ('Goblin Market,' 1862) open at title page, The British Library, London
  • 'You should have wept here yesterday and The long hours go and come and go', Book ('Prince's Progress', 1866) open at title page. Private collection

Later Pre-Raphaelite Circle 1857-80

  • 'Fanny Cornforth and GP Boyce' at Chatham Place, ink, 1858, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle
  • 'Fanny Cornforth', ink, 1860, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Bequeathed by John N Bryson 1977
  • 'Annie Miller', ink, 1860, LS Lowry Estate on loan to Manchester City Galleries
  • 'Georgiana Burne-Jones', c1860, pencil, Private collection (Walker Art Gallery only)
  • 'Swinburne', watercolour, 1861, Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'Self-portrait', pencil, 1861, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • 'Marie Zambaco', coloured chalks, 1870. Private collection
  • 'Alexa Wilding', coloured chalks, 1873. Private collection
  • 'Christina and Frances Lavinia Rossetti', 1877, coloured chalks, National Portrait Gallery, London
  • 'Christina Rossetti', 1877, coloured chalks. Private collection courtesy of Peter Nahum
  • 'Jane Burden', pencil, 1857, Society of Antiquaries, Kelmscott Manor, (Walker Art Gallery only)
  • 'Jane Morris', 1858, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
  • 'Jane Morris', black chalk, 1865. Private collection
  • 'Jane Morris' ('The Blue Silk Dress'), oil 1868, Society of Antiquaries, London (Kelmscott Manor), (Walker Art Gallery only)
  • 'Jane Morris', pencil, 1870, Society of Antiquaries, Kelmscott Manor, (Walker Art Gallery only)
  • 'Jane Morris reclining', pencil, c1870, National Museums Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery
  • 'Jane Morris asleep on a sofa', ink, c1870, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday
  • 'Waterwillow', oil, 1871, Delaware Art Museum, Samuel and Mary R Bancroft Memorial 1935
  • 'Jane Morris in Icelandic dress', pencil, c1873, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 'Jane Morris', photo by Parsons, album, open at page 4, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
  • 'Jane Morris seated, full length', photo by Parsons, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
  • 'Jane Morris seated, three quarter length', photo by Parsons, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
  • 'Jane Morris reclining on divan', photo by Parsons, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
  • 'Jane Morris seated, half length', photo by Parsons, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
  • 'Jane Morris seated, leaning forward', photo by Parsons, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
  • 'Jane Morris seated on divan, three quarter length', photo by Parsons, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
  • 'Jane Morris standing in marquee', photo by Parsons, Birmingham Museums and Gallery

Late Work

  • 'Reverie', coloured chalks, 1868. Private collection
  • 'La Pia de' Tolomei', coloured chalks, 1868. Private collection
  • 'Mariana', oil, 1870, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums Collections
  • 'Silence', chalk, 1870, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mr Luke Vincent Lockwood 46.188
  • 'La Donna della Finestra', coloured chalks, 1870, Bradford Art Galleries and Museums
  • 'La Donna della Finestra', oil (unfinished), 1881, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
  • 'Pandora', oil, 1871. Private collection courtesy of Peter Nahum
  • 'Pandora', coloured chalks, 1874-5, National Museums Liverpool, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight
  • 'Dante's Dream', oil 1871, National Museums Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery
  • 'The Bower Meadow', oil, 1872, Manchester City Galleries
  • 'Roman Widow' ('Dis Manibus'), oil, 1874, Museo de Arte de Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • 'Death of Lady Macbeth', ink, c1875 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • 'Orpheus & Eurydice', pencil, 1875, The British Museum, London
  • 'The Blessed Damozel', oil 1875-8, National Museums Liverpool, Lady Lever Art Gallery
  • 'Astarte Syriaca', oil, 1877, Manchester City Galleries, (Walker Art Gallery only)
  • 'The Daydream', oil, 1880, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, (Walker Art Gallery only)
  • 'Proserpine', oil, 1881-2, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Purchased by the Public Picture Gallery.

Decorative Arts

Bookbindings

  • 'Dante and his Circle', 1874, book, Stephen Calloway
  • (2 books) 'Goblin Market', 1862 book, The British Museum, London, Goblin Market, 1865 book, Stephen Calloway
  • 'The Comedy of Dante Allighieri, part 1, the Hell', book, 1865, British Library, London
  • 'Atalanta in Calydon' by AC Swinburne, book, Stephen Calloway
  • 'The Prince's Progress' by Christina Rossetti, 1866, British Museum, London
  • (3 books) all lent by Stephen Calloway: 'Poems by DG Rossetti', 1870, 1st edition, (front cover); 'Poems' 1870 by DG Rossetti 4th edition, (back cover); 'Poems' 1881 by DG Rossetti, new edition 1881, (open at endpapers)
  • 'Songs before Sunrise' by AC Swinburne, 1871, Stephen Calloway

Stained glass designs and stained glass windows

  • 'The Sermon on the Mount', ink, c1861, William Morris Gallery, (London Borough of Waltham Forest)
  • 'King Rene's Honeymoon', Music, ink, 1862, Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead
  • 'Fight between Sir Tristram and Sir Marhaus', stained glass panel, 1862-3, Bradford Art Galleries and Museums
  • 'Sir Tristram and La Belle Yseult drinking the love potion', stained glass panel, 1862-3, Bradford Art Galleries and Museums

Furniture and furniture designs

  • 'Joseph accused before Potiphar', ink, 1860, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • Two designs for a sofa, ink, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Presented by subscribers
  • Jewel Casket, painted wood with iron frame, hinges, clasp, 1862, Society of Antiquaries (Kelmscott Manor), (Walker Art Gallery only)
  • (Two chairs) Rossetti Armchair, Private Collection
  • a) Private collection (with red painted lines)
  • b) Robert Wilson (without red lines)
  • 'Gardening', watercolour, 1864, Private collection

Rossetti's studio

  • Henry Treffry Dunn, 'DG Rossetti and Theodore Watts-Dunton in the sitting room at Cheyne Walk', 1882, watercolour, National Portrait Gallery, London
  • Henry Treffry Dunn, 'Rossetti's Dining Room at Cheyne Walk', watercolour, 1882, Private collection
  • Henry Treffry Dunn, 'Rossetti's bedroom at Cheyne Walk', watercolour, c1882, Wightwick Manor (National Trust)

Jewellery

  • Jane Morris's wedding ring on a gold chain, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
  • Bracelet, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
  • Heart-shaped brooch, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
  • Belt and hanger, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Chinese and Japanese art

  • Pair of beaker shaped vases decorated with ladies, flowers and children (two items), Victoria & Albert Museum, London
  • Pair of lidded baluster vases with dog shaped knobs (two items), Wightwick Manor, The Mander Collection, (National Trust)
  • Narrow necked bottle, Wightwick Manor, The Mander Collection (National Trust)
  • Pair of ewers (two items), National Museums Liverpool, Lady Lever Art Gallery
  • Jar and cover (two items), National Museums Liverpool, Lady Lever Art Gallery
  • Pair of jars (two items), Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • Blossoming Cherry in the Mist, Japanese Painting, British Museum, London