Rossetti, Elizabeth or Lizzie Eleanor maiden name: Siddal
British, 19th century, female.
Born 1834; died 11 February 1862, in London, of a laudanum overdose.
Painter, draughtswoman, illustrator, poet. Religious subjects.
Lizzie Siddal was a dressmaker and worked in a millinery shop. In 1950 the painter Walter Deverell asked her to pose as a central character in his painting ...