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La Commedia 44. Beatrice unveils for Dante

from purgatorio, Canto XXXI

Woodcut-la Commedia 44. Beatrice unveils for Dante

The maiden Matelda leads Dante into the water of Lethe to be closer to Beatrice. Coaxed by the dancing maidens, Beatrice unveils for Dante at last in a splendour more akin to a pagan goddess: “ Turn, Beatrice, turn your sacred eyes,” they sang, “and look upon your faithful one who came so very far to look at you!” (trans: Mark Musa)

Printed on hand made Japanese paper in the edition of 30.

Image size approx. 92cm X 61cm

Price: £ 360.00 + PP


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