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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Paolo and Francesca da Rimini

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Subject Source: Local (YCBA-RBM)

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John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 December 30

 Item — Box 1: [39002106121412], Folder: H.29
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin wishes Heaton a happy new year. Ruskin gives further hints to Heaton about "Dante's riddle,", expanding on the idea that Beatrice and Matilda represent the "Active and Contemplative faculties" and musing upon Dante's meaning. Ruskin tells Heaton that Rossetti's Francesca arrived with him safely and that he is glad that the work was well-received in Heaton's circle. Ruskin tells Heaton that she cannot yet commission any work from Elizabeth...
Dates: 1855 December 30