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Dante and Virgil watching heretics in hell ripping their bodies apart as punishment for schism. Etching by B. Pinelli, 1825.

  • Pinelli, Bartolomeo, 1781-1835
Date
1825
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661783i
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Episodes in Dante's Divine comedy. Etchings by B. Pinelli, 1824-1826.
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Left, ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib opening his skull to expose his brain; right, the prophet Muḥammad opening his abdomen to let his intestines fall out

Publication/Creation

Roma [Rome] : [publisher not identified], 1825.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 27.5 x 35.5 cm

Lettering

Mentre che tutto in lui veder m'attacco, Guardommi, e con le man s'aperse il petto, Dicendo, "Or vedi, com'io mi dilacco". Canto XXVIII Inf.o di Dante. Pinelli inv. e inc. Roma 1825

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Wellcome Library no. 661783i

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  • Italian

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