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by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
pencil, hexagonal, 1852
6 3/8 in. x 5 3/4 in. (163 mm x 147 mm) overall
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- Thomas Woolner (1825-1892), Sculptor and poet. Sitter in 27 portraits, Artist associated with 23 portraits.
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- Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Painter and poet. Artist associated with 22 portraits, Sitter in 29 portraits.
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Having failed to receive any major commissions, Woolner emigrated to Australia in July 1852 in the hope of making his fortune in the gold-fields.. This portrait by Dante Gabriel Rossetti was done shortly before Woolner sailed there.