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Andrea Del Sarto by Robert Browning

Browning’s View on Art and Artist as Reflected in the Poem ‘Andrea Del Sarto’

Andrea Del Sarto is a famous poem of Robert Browning. Andrea Del Sarto is an artist. But he could not be a true artist because he had some drawbacks in him. He lacks the truer light of God. Through the presentation of his character the poet wants to say that an artist must have an elevated mind. Andrea did not possess the elevated mind. So, as an artist he could not rise to the higher position of Raphael and Michael Angelo.

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