The Old Ducal Palace, Ferrara

Samuel Prout

Pencil on paper

14 x 10 inches

Collection: Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N. Y. Gift of the Landow Family 2021.

Although the Ducal Palace provides the setting for Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess," these lines do not come from that poem, nor from Samuel Rogers's Italy, which seemed a likely source. — George P. Landow

Photograph and text by George P. Landow

  • "My Last Duchess
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