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Blessed Beatrice be thy name

Beata Beatrix  (Engl. trans. ‘Blessed Beatrice‘, 1870) is an oil on canvas painting by Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti. It depicts Beatrice Portinari from Dante Alighieri’s poem La Vita Nuova at the moment of her death. La Vita Nuova had been … Continue reading

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