The First Meeting of Petrarch and Laura
Marie Spartali Stillman (1844-1927)
Watercolour, gouache and graphite on paper
Private Collection (Courtesy of Peter and Renate Nahum)
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Photographs and commentary by Jacqueline Banerjee.
Photograph taken, by kind permission, at the the National Portrait Gallery, London, when the painting was featured in their "Pre-Raphaelite Sisters" exhibition, 17 October 2019 – 26 January 2020). [Click on the image to enlarge it, and mouse over the text for links.]