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'I through compassion fainting, seem'd not far from death, c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

'I through compassion fainting, seem'd not far from death, c1890.  Creator: Gustave Doré.

2-709-310 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'I through compassion fainting, seem'd not far from death, and like a corpse fell to the ground', 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. 0580057710
  1. 2-709-310
  1. 2709310
  1. 2G

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3800x4762
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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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