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'Yet in the abyss, that Lucifer with Judas low ingulfs, lightly he placed us', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

'Yet in the abyss, that Lucifer with Judas low ingulfs, lightly he placed us', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

2-709-591 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'Yet in the abyss, that Lucifer with Judas low ingulfs, lightly he placed us', c1890. Antaeus the giant lowers Dante and the Roman poet Virgil to the final level of Hell. 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. 0580057758
  1. 2-709-591
  1. 2709591
  1. 2G

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3800x4775
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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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