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Francesca da Rimini and Paola, (painting)

Artist:
Vely, Anatole
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 12
"(Fr. dec'd) Ronsoy. Pupil of Signol. Medal in 1874. One of the first figure painters in France. Francesca da Rimini and Paolo. 30 x 40. We are here in presence of the luckless pair whom dante has immortalized. Francesca is reading, probably from some romance, to her brother-in-law, whose guilty love for her was avenged in the blood of both by her husband, Lanciotto da Rimini, a cruel dwarf."
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.
Artist nationality: French.
Artist address: Ronsoy.
Topic:
Literature--Dante--Inferno
Recreation--Courting
Figure group
Recreation--Leisure--Reading
Control number:
AECI 04120012
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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