since about Victorian times (roughly 1837 on)
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Calliope Coronio
coloured chalks on two joined sheets
Calliope Coronio (b. 1856) was part of the large Anglo-Greek Ionides family. There is a biography of her in the Christie's catalogue of 13 Mar 1992 where this picture was offered for sale.
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