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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882

 Person

Dates

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

Biography

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

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 June 28

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 64.86
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti asks Heaton to visit him on Friday at 4 pm or after, or on Saturday at 12 noon or 1 pm to see her Sir Galahad drawing. He reasserts the price of the piece as 100 guineas and asks Heaton if he could have £55 when she visits as he is "obliged to go out of town on Saturday for a day of two, to avoid a summons on the Grand Jury (!)" Rossetti says his Joan of Arc is nearly complete and hopes that Heaton will enjoy the ...
Dates: 1864 June 28

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 July 18

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 64.107
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti hopes it will be possible to set Heaton's mind at rest about "the lily" but he is not sure he will be able to. Rossetti asks Heaton if she would prefer a drawing "of "the small figure kind to the Joan of Arc," which he would be happy to substitute for it, provided Heaton lets him know if she would like one as soon as possible. The price of the drawing would be 100 guineas. Rossetti tells Heaton that his mother is sitting for him...
Dates: 1864 July 18

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 October 3

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 64.135
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti tells Heaton that he will be sending the Joan of Arc by the end of the week. Rossetti hopes Heaton will like it "as everyone says it is one of my best things. I myself (entre nous) consider it superior in expression and colour to the oil picture." Rossetti has told Mr. Rose that Heaton would show him her pictures if she visited her. Rossetti tells Heaton that he is going to Paris on the advice of his doctor and asks if he can "fetch, carry...
Dates: 1864 October 3

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 October 8

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 64.137
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti admits that the Joan of Arc is taking longer than expected but he promises to send it the next Tuesday or Wednesday. Rossetti asks if, upon receipt of the letter, she sends the £105 the work costs and specifies that the best way to send the money would be by two Bank of England notes (for £100 and £5) by registered letter. Rossetti thinks that Heaton will like the Joan of Arc which "pleases [Rossetti] rather beyond...
Dates: 1864 October 8

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 October 16

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 64.138
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents:

Rossetti hopes that Heaton has received the autographs and photographs he gave to Christina Rossetti to pass on to Heaton. He tells Heaton that Lady Ashburton was delighted with the Joan of Arc and Sir Galahad and was disappointed she could not have them. Rossetti says that he fears that he would "seem shabby" if he asks Heaton to purchase the work's frame and so he has ordered a suitable frame to include with the work.

Dates: 1864 October 16

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 October 28

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 64.150
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti will send Heaton's Sir Galahad today. He asks Heaton not to tell anyone the price of the Joan of Arc as "it would have been considerably higher had it been sold when finished instead of by commission.". Rossetti states that the letter Heaton mentioned in a previous letter is a Whistler and the one signed "Ned" is a Jones and mentions that he had asked Christina Rossetti to describe them to Heaton. He ends:...
Dates: 1864 October 28

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 November 13

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 64.155
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents:

"Your letter has been sent on to me here. I expect to be back in another week or so. I am much pleased that the Joan of Arc pleases you. There is no alteration whatsoever in the Sir Galahad. The Joan was painted from a female model, and looks like nothing in the world but a female."

Dates: 1864 November 13