Painting of Paolo & Francesca
Painting of Paolo & Francesca

VICTOR JOHN ROBERTSON (worked 1892-1903)

Painting of "Paolo & Francesca"

c. 1900 England

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"Paolo & Francesca" painted oil on canvas by Victor John Robertson (British, fl. 1892-1909)_and within a period 'Watts' type frame. According to Dante, Francesca and Paolo were seduced by reading the story of Lancelot and Guinevere, and became lovers. Subsequently they were surprised and murdered by Giovanni before they were able to repent. A major work by Robertson, 'PENELOPE AND THE SUITORS' was exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1900, no.366.
Dimensions
Height 22.00 inch (55.88 cm)
Width 18.50 inch (46.99 cm)
External Height 16.00 inch (40.64 cm)
External Width 12.00 inch (30.48 cm)
Stock Code
1032
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