Beata Beatrix

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

 
Beata Beatrix
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

Description

The a young woman is shown seated and half length at the moment of suspension between life and death. A bird drops it's red poppy between her open hands. In the background Dante is shown looking across to the figure of Love. The frame has four incised roundels, one on each side.

Image Details

Dimensions
 
864mm x 682mm
Medium
 
Oil on canvas.
Acquisition
 
Purchased, 1891.
Accession Number
 
1891P25

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