Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Proserpine

Dante Gabriel Rossetti 

Proserpine

 

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Proserpine

Framed

 

Enquire about this painting:  anna@agnewsgallery.com

Description

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)

Proserpine

Signed and dated ‘D. G. ROSSETTI fecit anno 1878’ (on scroll lower left) and inscribed with a sonnet in Italian (on a cartellino upper right)

Watercolour with bodycolour on paper mounted on wood

30½ x 14¾ in. (77.5 x 37.5 cm.)

In the original frame, inscribed ‘PROSERPINA’ (above) and with the same sonnet in English (below)