Olga's Gallery

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

The Beloved.

1865-1866. Oil on canvas. Tate Gallery, London, UK. Read Note.

Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The Beloved.

The Beloved, also called The Bride, the subject is taken from the Old Testament ‘The Song of Solomon’ and illustrates the lines ‘She shall be brought unto the King in raiment of needlework; the virgins that be her fellows shall bear her company’. The model was Marie Ford