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Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Beata Beatrix

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Date: c. 1864–70
Technique: Oil on canvas, 864 x 660 mm

Rossetti draws a parallel in this picture between the Italian poet Dante's despair at the death of his beloved Beatrice and his own grief at the death of his wife Elizabeth Siddal, who died on 11 February 1862.

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