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'A lion came, 'gainst me as it appear'd', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

'A lion came, 'gainst me as it appear'd', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

2-709-295 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'A lion came, 'gainst me as it appear'd, with his head held aloft, and hunger-mad', c1890. Illustration from "The Vision of Hell" (Inferno), the first part of "The Divine Comedy" (La divina commedia) by Dante Alighieri. This long, narrative poem, written in Italian c1308-1321, tracing Dante's imaginary journey from Hell, through Purgatory and finally to Heaven and a beatific vision of God, has been published numerous times. This edition, published late 19th century, is illustrated by Gustave Dore. [Cassell Petter & Galpin, c1890]


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  1. 2-709-295
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  1. Gustave Doré, attributed to: French: Artist, printmaker, painter, sculptor
People Related
  1. Dante Alighieri: Italian: Author, poet, prose writer, literary theorist, moral philosopher, political thinker
  2. Cassell, Petter and Galpin: British: Publisher, publishers
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