Francesca da Rimini  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Francesca da Rimini or Francesca da Polenta (12551285) was the beautiful daughter of Guido da Polenta, lord of Ravenna. She was a historical contemporary of Dante Alighieri, who portrayed her as a character in the Divine Comedy.

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Gianciotto Discovers Paolo and Francesca [1] by Ingres.

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