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Beatrice Dante pianting by Andre Romijn

Could you imagine Dante without Beatrice?

Beatrice, the principal inspiration for Dante Alighieri This is an original artwork by André Romijn. Portrait in oil and cold wax of Beatrice, the principal inspiration for Dante Alighieri. The ‘father’ of the Italian language, Dante Alighieri was born in Florence in 1265. His most famous poem, ‘The Divine Comedy’, is one of the greatest works of world literature. His vision about the afterlife was an inspiration to the art world for centuries to go. Dante died and was buried […]