Joseph Accused Before Potiphar

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1860


◦ Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 77 (no. 122).

◦ Treuherz, Prettejohn, and Becker, DGR, 226-227 (no. 167).

Scholarly Commentary


Depicts the episode described in Genesis 29: 1-23. Three designs survive, an early one for the finished study, and a design for the sofa that appears in the finished design. This sofa design was made for the object itself, not for this picture.

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