Calliope Coronio

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Henry Treffry Dunn

General Description

Date: 1869 February
Model: Calliope Coronio (Calliope was known to her family as "Opie.")


◦ Benedetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 279.

◦ Surtees, Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 164 (no. 311).

Scholarly Commentary


Calliope Coronio, the daughter of Aglaia Coronio, was thirteen when this portrait was made early in 1869.

Production History

Calliope sat for the portrait in DGR's studio on 28 January 1869 and the work was ready to be framed by 13 February (see Fredeman, Correspondence, 69. 10, 16(1) ). Henry Treffry Dunn executed the picture after DGR's design.

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