The Salutation of Beatrice (design)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink
Dimensions: 14 1/8 x 26 1/8 in.
Signature: monogram
Date on Image: Left: 1849; Right: 1850
Note: Right compartment: monogram and date lower right corner. Left compartment: monogram and date lower right corner.

Production Description

Production Date: 1849-1850
Exhibition History: B.F.A.C., 1883 (no.33); Fogg, Blake to Beardsley, 1944 (no.69); Fogg, 1946 (no.63)


Current Location: Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University
Catalog Number: 1943.739
Archival History: George Rae; Viscount Leverhulme; Sold at Leverhulme Sale at Anderson Galleries in New York on March 4, 1926 (lot 272); Grenville L. Winthrop Bequest; Fogg Museum and Art Gallery, Harvard University

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The Salutation of Beatrice (design)
Copyright: © President and Fellows of Harvard College, Harvard University

Included Text

Inscription written below left compartment reads: ‘E cui saluta fa tremar lo core.’ Inscription below right compartment reads: ‘Guardami ben; ben son, ben son Beatrice.’ Inscription over the head of Love reads: ‘9 Guigno, 1290.’ Above reads: ‘Ita n'e Beatrice in alto ciel.’ Inscription beneath the feet reads: ‘Ed ha lasciato Amor meco dolente.’ Title beneath reads: ‘ IL SALUTO DI BEATRICE ’.


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    Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 2, plate 173.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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