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"The Blessed Damozel," Illustration to poem by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Inscription

l.r. in graphite pencil: "H. Holiday"; on mat in pencil [possibly by hand of artist]: title and "Her eyes were deeper than the depth / of waters stilled at even; / She had three lillies in her hand / And the stars in her hair were seven."

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.4 x 14.4 cm (4 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2328

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

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