Sunday, August 30, 2009

Dante Gabriel Rossetti - La Bella Mano


1875
oil on canvas
Delaware Art Museum
'The Beautiful Hand'
Commissioned by the dealer in oriental porcelain (which Rossetti collected) Murray Marks. The mirror in the background was Rossetti's. The model was Alexa Wilding, and May Morris sat for both the attendants.

2 comments:

sassi bhutto said...

OMG .. i love these paintings .. the colors, the style and the title of the paintings .. everything is simply awesome

Hermes said...

Thank you, I've only recently got into Rossetti.