Cyclographic Society drawings

One Step to the Death Bed by William Holman Hunt, 1848. Pen and ink on paper, 7 ⅜ x 11 inches (17.8 x 28 cm). Yale Center for British Art, accession no. B1993.26.3

The Pilgrim’s Return: To the newly dead he had come instead of the bridal bed by W.H. Hunt, 1848. Graphite on paper, 5 ½ x 7 ½ inches (14 x 19.1 cm). Private collection.

Lorenzo at his Desk in the Warehouse by W.H. Hunt, 1848-50. Pen and grey ink on paper, 8 x 13 ⅛ inches (22.2 x 33.3 cm). Collection of the Louvre Museum, Paris, accession no. RF 39617.

Ferdinand lured by Ariel by J. E. Millais, 1848. Pen and ink on paper, 11¼ x 7¾ inches (28.4 x 20.0 cm). Collection of Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, accession no. 10364.

Lovers by a Rosebush by J. E. Millais, 1848. Pen and ink on paper, 10 x 6 ½ inches (25.4 x 16.5 cm). Collection of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, accession no. 1920P12.

Study for Lorenzo and Isabella by J. E. Millais, 1848. Pen and India ink on paper, 7 15/16 x 11 ½ inches (20.1 x 29.2 cm). Collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, accession no. 1396.

Faust: Gretchen and Mephistopheles in the Church by D. G. Rossetti. Pen and ink on paper, upper corners rounded, 10 ¾ x 8 ⅛ inches (27.3 X 20.7 cm). Private collection.

Genevieve by D. G. Rossetti, 1848. Pen and ink on paper, 10 ¾ x 5 ½ inches (27.3 x 14 cm). Collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, accession no. 748.

The Folio Society drawings

Sketch for The Romans Leaving Britain by J. E. Millais, 1853. Pen and brown ink and wash on paper, dimensions unknown. Location unknown.

The Pardoner’s Tale of Dethe and the Riotours by F. G. Stephens, 1852. Pen and black ink on paper, 11 ⅝ x 17 ½ inches (29.5 x 44.6 cm). Collection of Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, accession no. WA1977.106.

Study for Found by D. G. Rossetti, 1854. Pen and brown ink and wash on paper, 8 1/16 x 7 ⅛ inches (20.5 x 18.1 cm). Collection of the British Museum, accession no. 1910,1210.1.

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Cruise, Colin. Pre-Raphaelite Drawing . London: Thames & Hudson, 2011.

Fredeman, William E. The P.R.B. Journal. William Michael Rossetti’s Diary of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood 1849-1853 . Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1975, Appendix 3, 108-112.

Grieve, Alastair. “Style and Content in Pre-Raphaelite Drawings 1848-50.” Pre-Raphaelite Papers . Ed. Leslie Parris. London: The Tate Gallery, 1984.

Hirsch, Pam. Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon: Feminist, Artist and Rebel . London: Chatto & Windus, 1998.

Hunt, William Holman. Pre-Raphaelitism and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood . London: Macmillan and Co. 1905.

Marsh, Jan: Dante Gabriel Rossetti Painter and Poet , London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1999.

Millais, John Guille. The Life and Letters of Sir John Everett Millais. 2 vols. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1899.

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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. The Correspondence of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The Formative Years 1835-1854. Ed. William E. Fredeman. Volume 1. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2002.

Rossetti, William Michael. Selected letters of William Michael Rossetti . Ed. Roger W. Peattie. University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1990.

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