Sir Max BeerbohmRossetti, having just had a fresh consignment of 'stunning' fabrics ... tries hard to prevail on his younger sister to accept ... one 1917

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Artist
Sir Max Beerbohm (1872‑1956)
Title
Rossetti, having just had a fresh consignment of 'stunning' fabrics ... tries hard to prevail on his younger sister to accept ... one
Date 1917
MediumGraphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensionssupport: 343 x 286 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Sir Hugh Walpole 1941
Reference
A01050
Not on display

Catalogue entry

A01050 [from] ROSSETTI AND HIS FRIENDS (TWENTY-THREE DRAWINGS) 1916–17 [A01038-A01060; complete]
 
Bequeathed by Sir Hugh Walpole 1941.
Coll: Mrs Charles Hunter; from whom purchased by the Leicester Galleries; from whom purchased by Sir Hugh Walpole 1921.
Lit: Lynch, 1921, pp.146–50.

A series of twenty-three drawings, variously dated 1916 and 1917. Fifteen were lent by Mrs Charles Hunter to the Modern Loan Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, November 1917 (98); the complete series was first exhibited at the Leicester Galleries, September 1921 (1), in the order in which they are given here, again as Rossetti and his Friends. They were published in book form by Heinemann in 1922 as Rossetti and His Circle, possibly an allusion to Rossetti's Dante and His Circle, the second edition of his translations from the early Italian poets, published in 1874… (read more)

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