Date: Designed 1853; begun 1859; unfinished
Dimensions: 36 1/4 × 31 15/16 in. (92.1 × 81.1 cm)
frame: 50 × 46 × 3 in. (127 × 116.8 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line: Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial, 1935
About: Found depicts the poignant moment when a young farmer, arriving in London to sell his calf at market, discovers his sweetheart, now a prostitute left destitute on the streets of the metropolis. This painting is the only large-scale example of Rossetti's work to grapple with the principles most relevant to the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in its early years. Specifically, documentation of social concerns brought about by the Industrial Revolution. It remained unfinished at the artist’s death.
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