The Day Dream
632 x 1112 • 108 KB
Owner/Location: Victoria and Albert Museum - London  (United Kingdom - London)
Dates: 1880
Artist age:Approximately 52 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 157.5 cm (62.01 in.), Width: 92.7 cm (36.5 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member chris_mccormick on 13 September 2001.
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The model is Jane Morris, wife of William Morris.
(Entered by chris_mccormick at Friday September 14th, 2001 09:20 AM.)

From one of Rossetti's sonnets:
Within the branching shade of Reverie
Dreams even may spring till autumn; yet none be
Like woman's budding day-dream spirit-fann'd.
Lo! tow'rd deep skies, not deeper than her look,
She dreams; till now on her forgotten book
Drops the forgotten blossom from her hand
(Entered by chris_mccormick at Friday September 14th, 2001 09:19 AM.)

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