Interior. Seated female figure facing right.Green dress, red hair, red lips. Lush green velvet dress with feathered purse at waistband. Figure strokes the strings of a violin hanging on the wall with her left hand while holding the bow in her right. Arms resting upon a table. Yellow flowers on and beneath table. Yellow canary in upper left corner.


  • Title: Veronica Veronese
  • Creator Lifespan: 1828/1882
  • Creator Nationality: British
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Birchington, England
  • Creator Birth Place: London, England
  • Date: 1872/1872
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings: DGR 1872 (LR)
  • Provenance: Painted for F. R. Leyland, 1872; his sale, Christie's 28 May, 1892, (50); bought Agnew's, London; Joseph Ruston; his sale, Christie's, London, 21 May, 1898 (48); bought Agnew's, London; Reginald Vaile; hissale, Christie's, London 23 May, 1903 915); bought Agnew's, London; W. Imrie; his sale, Christie's, London, 28 June, 1907 (133); bought Agnew's, London; Charles Fairfax Murray; bought from John Edward Murray by the Estate of Samuel Bancroft; Estate of Samuel Bancroft, 27 April, 1923., Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial, 1935
  • Physical Dimensions: w35 x h43 in (Complete)
  • Painter: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • Type: Paintings
  • Rights: Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
  • External Link: http://www.delart.org/
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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