A Nun Looking out of a Quatrefoil Window

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1850?


◦ Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, 229 (no. 733).

Scholarly Commentary


Whether this dramatic composition was meant for anything other than an abstract study is not known. The scene suggests the kind of subject—“Mariana in the Moated Grange” or “The Lady of Shalott”—that held a special interest for DGR.

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