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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882



  • Existence: 1828-05-12 - 1882-04-09


Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), English poet, illustrator, painter, and translator.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1864 December 4

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 6
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear ClabburnI saw Legros who tells me he would paint the companion picture from the lithograph with pleasure, & would sell the 2 landscapes for 50 guineas, framed.You will receive the drawing of the Death of St. Francis in a day or two, & I will get his receipt for you in return for the cheque - 25 guineas. You must know I have generally been his business secretary, but he will have another now I dare say, as he has got...
Dates: 1864 December 4

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1864 December 9?

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents:

"My [letterhead and salutation removed] I have sent your cheque to Legros telling him to sign a receipt. I enclose his & forward it to you -- also telling him what you say. Excuse haste & believe me,

Very truly yours

DG Rossetti"

Dates: 1864 December 9?

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to William Houghton Clabburn

Call Number: MSS 31
Abstract: The collection comprises 11 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to William H. Clabburn written from 1863 to 1865. The last of these is addressed to Clabburn's wife, Hannah Louisa. The letters are accompanied by 8 envelopes addressed to Clabburn by Rossetti. Rossetti’s letters primarily relate to Clabburn’s commission of an oil replica of Rossetti’s Mary Magdalen at the door of Simon the Pharisee. The correspondence records in detail Rossetti’s artistic process...
Dates: 1863-1865