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)

[Commentary continues below.]

  • The painting in its frame
  • 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.]