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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 8 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1862 January 20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 62.11
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti apologizes for his delay in writing to Heaton. He admits that Ruskin did not view the St George again, as Ruskin was so delayed in arranging a viewing that Rossetti thought it best to send the drawing to Heaton. Rossetti describes the picture of St George saying "his attention is for the moment diverted by the shouts and trumpeting outside and that he is gazing out toward the procession and crowd." Rossetti promises Heaton...
Dates: 1862 January 20

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1861 December 24

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 61.103
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti apologizes for his delayed response to Heaton's last letter. He wishes Heaton a merry Christmas. Rossetti says that if he had known that his response would be delayed, he would have written to Heaton to say that he was not sure about the price of the St George watercolour until he was further along with it. He admits that he has been unable to work much on the piece due to other commissions ill health of his wife, Elizabeth Siddall, which prevented her from sitting for the work. He...
Dates: 1861 December 24

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1861 December 26

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 61.105
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti is saddened by the death of Mrs. Plint and asked how her children will be looked after. He asks Heaton when the children will be able to benefit from the sale of their mother's collection. Rossetti expresses his happiness that his St George was liked by Ruskin but that he would not make the sale of any of his works dependent on Ruskin's approval. Rossetti says he is offering Heaton the St George at a price "certainly below...
Dates: 1861 December 26

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1862 December 6

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 62.80
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti tells Heaton that he has sent St. George and Princess Sabra to Green and so cannot further alter it, saying that he thought it was better with the previous changes. Rossetti admits that he cannot tell Heaton exactly what Mr. Ruskin said of the piece because he can't remember Ruskin's comments except that "the picture pleased him decidedly." Rossetti promises to mention the "matter of the presentation" to his friend Mr. Rose. Rossetti is...
Dates: 1862 December 6

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1863 October 14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 63.92
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti admits he still does not know exactly when he will need Dante's Dream but that it is likely he will require it before the end of the month. He says he will write as soon as he knows the exact time. Rossetti is perturbed by Heaton's reports of changes in his drawing and hopes that they are a result of the positioning of the pieces or how Heaton is looking at them. He says the "darkened" white in the St George should be...
Dates: 1863 October 14

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

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1864 April 19

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 64.51
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti tells Heaton that her Dante's dream was taken by Ruskin on the day prior to his father's death, in order for Ruskin to photograph it. He assures her that nothing has been altered in the piece. Rossetti says that he will be glad to see her when she is in London and expresses his approval of Ruskin possibly lecturing in Bradford. Rossetti still has Heaton's Bethlehem Gate and supposes that she will collect it when in London. He asks...
Dates: 1864 April 19

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1862 ca. January 13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 62.7
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti apologizes to Heaton for asking her to send her most recent payment to him by P.O. order rather than check at a time when she is unwell and tells her not to organize the order until she is better. Rossetti remarks that "everyone seems to have had these attacks lately" and that "we may see that they need care to be taken at once, as one has heard lately of so many bad cases beginning with colds of this kind." Rossetti says that he will send Heaton the ...
Dates: 1862 ca. January 13