Paolo and Francesca

Paolo and Francesca


Wertheimer was inspired by the heartfelt love lines written by Dante Alighieri and dedicated to Francesca da Rimini. Both in print and in bronze, Alighieri's compassion is demonstrated by placing the lovers in a whirlwind where they are together forever.


Presented to Upper Iowa University in recognition of the dedicated teaching of Ivadell F. Brause, professor of English and drama, librarian, 1935-1965.


Grace Wertheimer