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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882

 Person

Dates

  • 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 Ellen Heaton, 1863 September 26

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 63.88
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti asks Heaton to loan him her drawing of Dante's Dream as he wishes to begin an oil painting on the same subject. He promises he will only ask for it once he is able to start the work immediately and will return it, along with an additional sketch, once the oil work has been started. Rossetti admits that he has not being doing much work with regards to The Beloved and that he will notify Heaton as soon as he does. Rossetti says he...
Dates: 1863 September 26

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1863 October 25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 63.95
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti expresses his happiness that Heaton's "charming class of critics" like his work and says he is happy to show any of them his studio. Rossetti says he has heard from Ruskin, who is en route to England. Rossetti is making two Dante drawings for Lady Ashburton, jointly titled The salutation of Beatrice, which are similarly composed to works Rossetti showed Heaton in oil. These works are in watercolor. Rossetti describes a piece he is currently working...
Dates: 1863 October 25