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IMAGE number
XBM136163
Title
Dante Drawing an Angel on the First Anniversary of the Death of Beatrice, 1848-9 (pen and black ink on paper)
Artist
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel Charles (1828-82) / English
Location
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
Medium
pen and black ink on paper
Date
1849 AD (C19th AD)
Dimensions
39.4x32.6 cms
Description
Vita Nuova by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321); this was intended to illustrate Rossetti's translation of the book; statuette of Saint Reparata, patron saint of Florence; foreground visitor may be Guido Cavalcanti; was Dante's lover of whom he wrote the Vita Nuova; hand-written extract from the translated text;
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
interior / mourning / inspecting / brotherhood / examining / looking / pre-raphaelite / desk / observing / beatrice portinari / dante's coat of arms / vanitas / Drawing / Mzdrawing
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