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The death of infants: a skeleton representing Death grabs and eats infants who die innocent of vice but unendowed with the theological virtues. Etching by B. Pinelli, 1825.

  • Pinelli, Bartolomeo, 1781-1835.
Date
1825
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661785i
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Episodes in Dante's Divine comedy. Etchings by B. Pinelli, 1824-1826.
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Roma [Rome] : [publisher not identified], 1825.

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1 print : etching ; platemark 27.7 x 36 cm

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... co parvoli innocenti Dai denti morsi della morte, avante Che fosser dell'umana colpa esenti. Dante Purg.o Canto VII. Pinelli inv. e inc. Roma 1825

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Wellcome Library no. 661785i

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  • Italian

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