How They Met Themselves
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel; draughtsman; British artist, 1828-1882
bodycolour on paper, backed onto fine linen and on a stretcher
height, 339, mm
width, 273, mm
bought; 1937-07; Leicester Galleries
J. Anderson Rose; first Rose Sale, Christie's, 23 March 1867 (lot 30) and presumably bought in as it reappeared in the second Rose Sale, Christie's 5 May 1891 (lot 155); bought Fairfax Murray £31.10s; in California; bought in July 1937 from the Leicester Galleries for the Fitzwilliam Museum
The replica is of the pen and ink work, Surtees no. 118, now in the Fitzwilliam Museum (no. 1424), itself a replica of an earlier, lost drawing. Another replica (Surtees no 118 R2) is in the possession of S.C. Cockerell's grandson, E.W. Huddart.
From the S.G. Perceval Fund.
; on linen backing; ink; "How they met Themselves"
; on linen backing; printed cutting; Rossetti D.G. Meeting Themselves
; on linen backing; printed MS label (?); Sullivan 6191 189
; on linen backing; graphite; J. Anderson Rose
; on linen backing; brush and ink; 193R
; on linen backing; printed label; Messrs. Ernest Brown and Phillips Ltd., The Leicester Galleries, Leicester Square, WC2, from whom it was bought for £200
Surtees; 118, Replica 1
1424; How They Met Themselves
Object Number: 2300
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 13398; input: 2000-09-28; modified: 2003-07-25)