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Drawing (1882) by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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Original price $77.00
Original price $77.00 - Original price $957.00
Original price $77.00
Current price $53.90
$53.90 - $957.00
Current price $53.90

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Print Size: 8" x 10"
Frame Style: Canvas (no frame)
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti's "Astarte Syriaca": A Haunting Exploration of Desire, Loss, and Artistic Symbolism

Unveil the enigmatic depths of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's iconic drawing, "Astarte Syriaca" (1882). This evocative masterpiece, meticulously reproduced on high-quality paper, invites you to delve into its alluring yet haunting world.

Rossetti's Techniques: Captivating with Charcoal and Symbolism

In "Astarte Syriaca," Rossetti masterfully employs charcoal, creating a rich, velvety texture that adds depth and intimacy to the scene. His intricate lines and delicate shading capture the figure's ethereal presence, while subtle symbols woven throughout the composition hint at hidden narratives.

Beyond the Image: Myth, Desire, and the Feminine

The drawing depicts the goddess Astarte, a figure associated with love, fertility, and war. Rossetti's portrayal explores the complexities of female desire and the interplay between passion and loss. The goddess's enigmatic expression and suggestive pose invite viewers to contemplate the nature of love and its transformative power.

Artistic Context: The Pre-Raphaelite Movement and Symbolism

"Astarte Syriaca" exemplifies the Pre-Raphaelite movement's fascination with medieval art and symbolism. Rossetti's meticulous attention to detail and his use of allegorical figures reflect the movement's emphasis on emotional depth and artistic authenticity. This drawing showcases Rossetti's unique blend of realism and imagination.

Feelings Conveyed: Longing, Melancholy, and the Power of Art

Rossetti's work evokes a profound sense of longing and melancholy. Astarte's distant gaze and pensive demeanor convey a yearning for something unattainable. Yet, there's also a sense of acceptance and resilience, as the goddess embodies the cyclical nature of love and loss. This drawing serves as a reminder of art's ability to express the complexities of human emotion.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality print captures every nuance of Rossetti's original charcoal drawing. "Astarte Syriaca" becomes a captivating focal point for reflection, adding a touch of mystery and intrigue to your home. The archival-quality paper ensures the drawing's beauty will endure for years to come.

Let Dante Gabriel Rossetti's "Astarte Syriaca" ignite your imagination, provoke contemplation, and remind you of art's enduring power to explore the depths of the human experience.

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