Paolo Malatesta

(c.12461285)
Paolo Malatesta, called “il Bello” (the Beautiful)
Count of Ghiaggiolo (12691285)

Paolo Malatesta in Literature:

• Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321): Divina Commedia (Italian)

Paolo Malatesta in Art:

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867)
Paolo et Francesca
1814
Musée CondéChantilly

 

 

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867)
Francesca da Rimini et Paolo Malatesta
1819
Musée Bonnat-HelleuBayonne

 

 

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867)
Paolo et Francesca
1819
Musée des Beaux-ArtsAngers

 

 

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882)
Paolo and Francesca da Rimini
1855
Tate BritainLondon

 

 

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882)
Paolo and Francesca da Rimini
1867
National Gallery of VictoriaMelbourne

 

Born c.1246 Verucchio (Italia)
Died 1285 Rimini (Italia)
Cause of death Murdered (by his brother Gianciotto)
Brother Gianciotto Malatesta (c.1245-1304)
Lover Francesca da Rimini (c.1255-1285)
Occupation Condottiero Diplomat