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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Mary in the house of St. John

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Subject Source: Local (YCBA-RBM)

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 April 12

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 56.23
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti thanks Heaton for £30 she has sent him towards her commissioned drawing(s) worth 40 or 50 guineas. He assures her that he needed the money otherwise he would not have petitioned Ruskin to ask her for an advance. Rossetti describes ideas he has for drawings, including one of the Virgin Mary in the house of St. John after the crucifixion, stating that the motto on the frame could be "A little while and ye shall not see me, and again a little while ye shall see me." He describes the...
Dates: 1856 April 12

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 April 22

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 56.26
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti tells Heaton that he delayed sending her drawing as he has not received a response from Ruskin and that he had made appointments with friends to view it. He says that the drawing's packing case is prepared and that the drawing should be ready for transportation as soon as Ruskin replies. Rossetti says he has still to decide whether to make Heaton's latest commission one or two drawings and will not know until he has finished one drawing when he will know whether to produce another....
Dates: 1856 April 22

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 May 21

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 56.39
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: "With your leave I will keep the drawing till Saturday -- possibly over Saturday, unless you write to me to the contrary, as people are asking me to look at it. I must apologize for all this delay, but needn't trouble you to answer, unless in the negative. I have not received the other drawing from Mr. Ruskin. Still trusting to show you some progress with the St. John drawing before you leave town."
Dates: 1856 May 21

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 October 23

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 56.51
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: "I'm sorry that I have nothing else to show you since your last visit. The drawing of St. John will soon be getting forward, I trust, but there is nothing of it yet fit to see. I believe the Brownings leave for Florence on Saturday, as perhaps you know. If you are at a loss for some one to take charge of my drawing in London (as I think you said it would not go to Leeds with you) I shall be happy to do so." In a postscript: "I deferred answering your note till near the end of the period of your...
Dates: 1856 October 23

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1863 January 25

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 63.19
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti thanks Heaton for sending a pamphlet by Edmund Bates and expresses his pleasure that Bates enjoys his picture. Rossetti says he is concerned about his St John and is impatient to correct it. He admits that he made a similar mistake with another watercolor through "incautious use of red lead." Rossetti asks Heaton if she could send him the work. Rossetti is happy in his new home and says he would be glad to show Heaton his old one. He has not heard...
Dates: 1863 January 25

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