Monna Rosa

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: oil on panel
Dimensions: 27 x 21 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: 1867
Note: Monogram and date are in the lower right corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1867
Model: Frances Dawson Leyland


Current Location: Private collection
Archival History: F.R. Leyland; Sold at Leyland Sale at Christie's on May 28, 1892, (no. 57) for £462; John Bibby; F.D. Leyland; Major F. Leyland (the sitter's great grandson); Sold at Sotheby's on Nov. 24, 1965, (no. 145) for £1800

Scholarly Commentary

Production History

This painting is not related to the 1862 portrait of Mrs. F.R. Leyland by the same name, discussed as no. 153 in Surtees' A Catalogue Raisonné (vol. 1, 88).



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    Gowans and Gray, Masterpieces of DGR , 40.
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    Marillier, DGR: An Illustrated Memorial, 147.
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    Phythian, Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
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    Radford, Dante Gabriel Rossetti , 30.
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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 289.
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