character: henry dunn


Dunn’s portrait of Rossetti in his home is used as a cover design by Penguin for Oscar Wilde’s The Soul of Man under Socialism and Selected Critical Prose

Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Theodore Watts-Dunton, 1882, Henry Dunn

Christina and Frances Rossetti, 1877, Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Made after the death of Rossetti, the painting is set at Rossetti’s Cheyne Walk home. In the background you can see Rossetti’s chalk drawing of his sister and mother.