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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Monna Vanna.

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

Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Monna Vanna.

Monna Vanna is clearly based on 16th-century Venetian prototypes of Mary Magdalenes and Venuses, and Rossetti himself described it as Venetian, the original title being ‘Venus Veneta’. It was painted from Alexa Wilding