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"Then Geddo at my feet outstretch'd did fling him, crying, 'Hast no help for me my father!'", c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

"Then Geddo at my feet outstretch'd did fling him, crying, 'Hast no help for me my father!'", c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

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"Then Geddo at my feet outstretch'd did fling him, crying, 'Hast no help for me my father!'", c1890. Count Ugolino, his sons and grandsons condemned to death by starvation in the Torre dei Gualandi. Geddo is the first to die. 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. 0580057763
  1. 2-709-559
  1. 2709559
  1. 2G

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Image Information

Creator
  1. Gustave Doré, attributed to: French: Artist, printmaker, painter, sculptor
Subject
  1. Ugolino della Gherardesca: Italian: Nobleman
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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