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'In its leaves that day we read no more', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

'In its leaves that day we read no more', c1890.  Creator: Gustave Doré.

2-709-309 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'The book and writer both were love's purveyors. In its leaves that day we read no more', c1890. Paolo and Francesca, the adulterous lovers. 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. 0580057709
  1. 2-709-309
  1. 2709309
  1. 2G

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3800x4767
File Size : 53071kb

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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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