Study for "La Belle Dame sans Merci"

Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal (1829-1862)

Pencil on cream paper

15.20 cm h x 10.20 cm w (5 3/4 in h x 4 in w)

Inscribed on the reverse in pencil in William Michael Rossetti's handwriting "By Lizzie R Belle Dame sans Merci?"

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