Saturday, October 12, 2013

La Ghirlandada

La Ghirlandata and the unfinished counterpart. In 1873 D.G Rossetti produced The Drawing, Chalk and Oil Painting La Ghirlandada with Alexa Wilding modelling for the central figure and May Morris for the cherubs. According to Virginia Surtees Rossetti planned another painting that would act as a companion to the oil painting, the pen and brown ink sketch, made two years later, shows his plans for this painting, the model is Jane Morris.

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