1863 (30 Kb); Tate Gallery, LondonThe death of Beatrice from The Divine Comedy by Dante, the original Italian poet. This painting also reflects Rossetti's grief after the death of his wife, Elisabeth Siddal, the model for Beatrice, painted from memory after her death.
A highly recommended tape series is Gil Bailie's "Dante's Inferno" and "Dante's Divine Comedy -- The Purgatorio / the Paradiso." Available through the Cornerstone Forum website . At least two Massketeers say that an annual listen is essential to their spiritual growth.