Sunday, June 10, 2012

The Salutation of Beatrice detail, showing Jane

Alternately titled: Salutatio Beatricis
Dante Gabriel Rossetti

oil on two panels
The two panels were removed from a cabinet in 1865 then framed together; separated by a partition. The partition was then painted with a second Dantis Amor by DGR.

Jane Burden Morris was the model for the middle woman in the left panel.
Red Lion Mary and Fanny Cornforth also modelled for the other figures.

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