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'The guide, who mark'd how I did gaze attentive, thus began', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

'The guide, who mark'd how I did gaze attentive, thus began', c1890.  Creator: Gustave Doré.

2-709-347 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'The guide, who mark'd how I did gaze attentive, thus began: "Within these ardours are the spirits, each swath'd in confining fire"', c1890. Dante and the Roman poet Virgil observe the false counsellors being burned for eternity. 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. 0580057747
  1. 2-709-347
  1. 2709347
  1. 2G

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3795x4719
File Size : 52467kb

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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