1875-1878. Oil on canvas. Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA. Read Note.
The blessed damozel leaned out
From the gold bar of Heaven;
Her eyes were deeper than the depth
Of waters stilled at even;
She had three lilies in her hand,
And the stars in her hair were seven.
(From ‘The Blessed Damozel’, Dante Gabriel Rossetti’)