Ford Madox Brown
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Ford Madox Brown
by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
6 3/4 in. x 4 1/2 in. (171 mm x 114 mm)
Given by the sitter's son-in-law, William Michael Rossetti, 1895
Sitterback to top
- Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893), Painter and designer. Sitter in 4 portraits, Artist associated with 14 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Painter and poet. Artist associated with 22 portraits, Sitter in 29 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Given by the sitter's son-in-law, William Michael Rossetti, 1895.
Linked publicationsback to top
- MacCarthy, Fiona, Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy 1860-1960, 2014 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 16 October 2014 - 11 January 2015), p. 25
- Marsh, Jan, Character Sketches: The Pre-Raphaelites, 1998
- Marsh, Jan, The Pre-Raphaelite Circle, 2013, p. 51
- Marsh, Jan, Insights: The Pre-Raphaelite Circle, 2005, p. 48
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 82
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Anarchy and Beauty: William Morris (16 October 2014 - 11 January 2015)
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