Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal



Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Elizabeth Siddall in a Chair

Elizabeth Eleanor Siddall (25 July 1829 – 11 February 1862) was an English artists' model, artist, and poet. She was painted and drawn extensively by artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, including Walter Deverell, William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais (including his notable 1852 painting Ophelia) and her husband, Dante Gabriel Rossetti. She featured prominently in Rossetti's early paintings of women. An important and influential artist and poet in her own right, significant collections of her artworks can be found at Wightwick Manor and the Ashmolean.

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