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"Tuscan...disdain not to instruct us who thou art"', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

"Tuscan...disdain not to instruct us who thou art"', c1890.  Creator: Gustave Doré.

2-709-344 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

"Tuscan, who visitest the college of the mourning hypocrites, disdain not to instruct us who thou art"', c1890. Dante and the Roman poet Virgil encounter the Hypocrites, forced to wear garments lined with lead. 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. 0580057743
  1. 2-709-344
  1. 2709344
  1. 2G

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4722x3800
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Image Information

Creator
  1. Gustave Doré, attributed to: French: Artist, printmaker, painter, sculptor
Subject
  1. Virgil: Roman: Poet, author
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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