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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, before 1864 April 23?

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 5
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear Mr. Clabburn, The peacocks have arrived safely and are gorgeous beyond expression -- real treasures! I have housed them for the moment in a large disused servants' hall in the basement, but am going to have other provision made for them immediately. Many and many thanks for them --[Text lacking, due to removal of letterhead]The cock seems very tame and tractable - the hen less so as yet. Your experience of her is a warning I will bear in mind and...
Dates: before 1864 April 23?

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