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IMAGE number
XBM189263
Title
Sigismunda Drinking the Poison, 1897 (tempera on linen)
Artist
Southall, Joseph Edward (1861-1944) / English
Location
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
Medium
tempera on linen
Date
1897 AD (C19th AD)
Dimensions
58.5x43 cms
Description
model was Anna Elizabeth Baker, the artist's wife; from the Decameron by Boccaccio; daughter of Tancred, Prince of Salerno who discovered her love for Guiscardo, killed him and sent his heart to her; she in turn killed herself in front of her maids;
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
bed / beds / furniture / furnishings / interior / female / heartbroken / lover / profile / suicide / love letter / medieval costume / golden goblet / sigismonda / ghismonda / gismonda / Painting / Mzpainting
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