The Old Ducal Palace, Ferrara

Samuel Prout

Pencil on paper

14 x 10 inches

Private Collection, USA

Although the Ducal Palace provides the setting for Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess," these lines do not come from that poem, nor from Samuel Rogers's Italy, which seemed a likely source. — George P. Landow

Photograph and text by George P. Landow

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