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'Then seizing on his hinder scalp, I cried: "Name thee, or not a hair shall tarry here"', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

'Then seizing on his hinder scalp, I cried: "Name thee, or not a hair shall tarry here"', c1890.  Creator: Gustave Doré.

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'Then seizing on his hinder scalp, I cried: "Name thee, or not a hair shall tarry here"', c1890. Dante and the Roman poet Virgil walk on a frozen lake, where sinners guilty of treachery are trapped in the ice. Dante threatens to pull out the hair of Bocca degli Abati, a Florentine Guelph. 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. 0580057760
  1. 2-709-540
  1. 2709540
  1. 2G

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4731x3800
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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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