Dante Alghieri and Beatrice Portinari Wood | Unknown Artist
Dante Alghieri and Beatrice Portinari Wood | Unknown Artist
Dante Alghieri and Beatrice Portinari Wood | Unknown Artist

Dante Alghieri and Beatrice Portinari

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The two figures depicted in these carvings are the famed poet Dante Alighieri and Beatrice Portinari. Beatrice is known as Dante’s inspiration for “La Vita Nuova”, a text with verse and prose, about Dante’s’ love for Beatrice. Dante and Beatrice have been a great source of artistic inspiration for many artists including Henry Holiday and Dante Rossetti.