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'There Minos stands', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

'There Minos stands', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

2-709-305 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'There Minos stands, grinning with ghastly feature: he, of all who enter, strict examining the crimes, gives sentence, and dismisses them beneath', 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. 0580057705
  1. 2-709-305
  1. 2709305
  1. 2G

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Creator
  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
Medium
  1. Engraving

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