The Beloved
 (also known as The Bride)
891 x 1041 • 193 KB
Owner/Location: Tate Britain - London  (United Kingdom - London)
Dates: 1865-1866
Artist age:Approximately 38 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 82.6 cm (32.52 in.), Width: 76.2 cm (30 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member chris_mccormick on 24 August 2001.
Exhibition History
2012 - Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde (Tate Britain - London)
2013 - Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde (National Gallery of Art - Washington DC)
2013 - Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde (The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts)
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The main model is Marie Ford.
A quotation from the Song of Solomon is inscribed on the frame:

    My Beloved is mine and I am his.
    Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth:
    for thy love is better than wine.
    She shall be brought unto the King
    in raiment of needlework: the virgins
    that be her fellows shall bear her
    company, and shall be brought unto thee	

(Entered by chris_mccormick at Friday September 14th, 2001 09:13 AM.)

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