In this House, No.16 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, Dante Gabriel Rossetti lived from 1862 to 1882 [cartouche in image].
Etching, 205 x 255mm, 8 x 10".
Cheyne Walk is a historic street in Chelsea. Most of the houses were built in the early eighteenth century. Before the construction in the nineteenth century of the busy Embankment, which now runs in front of it, the houses fronted the River Thames. Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 – 1882) was a poet, illustrator, painter and translator. He was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848. He was banned from keeping peacocks at 16 Cheyne Walk due to the noise. Possibly by William Walter Burgess (1844 - 1908), who annually exhibited his etchings at the Royal Academy from 1874 to 1903. Burgess was a full member of the Royal Engravers and such major museums as The British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, include his etchings in their permanent collections.
Similar to Longford Images of Chelsea: 557.
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