Michelangelo at the Deathbed of Vittoria Colonna

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1879-1880


Works (1911), 638.

Scholarly Commentary


This subject for an unexecuted picture is an entry in a small notebook, now in the British Library. Michelangelo read four sonnets at the deathbed, written for the occasion. See also DGR's sonnet “Michelangelo's Kiss” and commentary.

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