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Beata Beatrix

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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


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

864mm x 682mm
Oil on canvas.
Purchased, 1891.
Accession Number

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