Siddal, Flying Angels (Provenance from Maas Gallery in 1961, known only via photograph)

Ruthless hands have torn her
From one that loved her well;
Angels have upborn her,
Christ her grief to tell.

She shall stand to listen,
She shall stand and sing,
Till three winged angels
Her lover’s soul shall bring.

He and she and the angels three
Before God’s face shall stand;
There they shall pray among themselves
And sing at His right hand.

Rossetti, The Bless Damozel (1875–78, Fogg)
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