Dante's Dream (Io sono in pace)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Physical Description

Medium: Coloured chalks
Dimensions: 22 x 18 in

Production Description

Production Date: 1875


Current Location: Private Collection

Scholarly Commentary


This is a chalk drawing of the central figures (Love and Beatrice) in the larger painting Dante's Dream on the Day of the Death of Beatrice . The quotation “Io sono in pace” in taken from the Vita Nuova .


  • Elzea, Bancroft and Related Collections, 93-133.
  • Surtees, A Catalogue Raisonné , vol. 1, 55 (no. 97).
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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