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Creator Name: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
Creator Nationality: European; British; English
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: English, 1828 - 1882
Creator Name-CRT: Made by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Title: Lady Lilith
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1867
Creation End Date: 1867
Creation Date: 1867
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Materials and Techniques: Watercolor and gouache, on paper
Dimensions: 20 3/16 X 17 5/16 in. (51.3 x 44 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 08.162.1
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1908
The artist identified the subject on a label attached to the original frame: 'Beware of her fair hair, for she excells [sic]/ All women in the magic of her locks,/ And when she twines them round a young man's neck/ she will not ever set him free again.' These lines are taken from Shelley's translation of the Walpurgisnacht scene in Goethe's 'Faust.' Here, as in Rosetti's other drawings and paintings of Lady Lilith, the artist's mistress, Fanny Cornforth, served as the model.
AMICA ID: MMA_.08.162.1
AMICA Library Year: 2000
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Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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