Paolo and Francesca

Sir Richard Westmacott

1838

Plaster

54.25 x 36.75 inches (138 x 93 cm.)

Collection: James Graham-Stewart

“The original frame inscribed 'PAOLO E FRANCESCA, Que'duo che insieme vanno,
E pajon si al vento esser legieri,
Nulla speranza li conforta mai,
Non che di posa, ma di minor pena.' — Dante, Inferno, Canto 5”

  • Bas relief with frame
  • Image and text courtesy of the James Graham-Stewart Gallery, which retains copyright. Readers might wish to consult their website (link)]