Monna Vanna
 (also known as Belcolore)
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Rossetti chose the title, "Monna Vanna," after finishing the painting. It refers to a character in the works of Dante and Boccaccio.

Rossetti called it ''probably the most effective ... room decoration which I have ever painted''.

Alexa Wilding, who first sat to Rossetti the year before (1865), modelled for the painting.

Owner/Location: Tate Britain - London  (United Kingdom - London)
Dates: 1866
Artist age:Approximately 38 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 88.9 cm (35 in.), Width: 86.4 cm (34.02 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member chris_mccormick on 24 August 2001.
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